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Dry Cleaning Operation LicenseAgency: Environmental Quality
The Air Quality Division (AQD), within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), has the responsibility to inspect and issue annual licenses to all dry cleaners using Class IV solvents. An annual inspection is performed on all Class I, II, and III establishments that use a flammable liquid.
New! Applications for these tasks are submitted and paid for online through the Michigan Business One Stopportal.
An annual renewal payment is required for dry cleaners using nonflammable solvents (Class IV) and annual inspection is performed for dry cleaners using flammable solvents (Class I, II or III).
B. STATUTORY AUTHORITY:
Part 133, Dry Cleaningof the Public Health Code, Public Act 368 of 1978, as amended, (for Class IV establishments) and Part 29.5iof the Fire Prevention Code, Public Act 207 of 1941, as amended (for Class I, II and III establishments)
C. APPLICABLE REGULATION:
1. Applicability (activities that require the permit)
Class IV establishments are required to pay an annual license fee, and be in compliance with Act 368 or Act 207 and the administrative rules based on an annual DEQ inspection.
2. Pre-Application Requirements
Class IV establishments are required to be in compliance with Act 368 and the administrative rules based on an annual DEQ inspection.
3. Application Submission Requirements
Class IV establishments are sent an annual invoice by November 1st and the license fees are due by November 30th for the following calendar year. Any establishment changes are made by the owner/operator on the invoice.
4. Procedures and Time-Frame for Obtaining Permit or Approval
5. Operational Requirements
7. Appeal Process
Administrative hearing pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act 1968 PA 306, as amended, 24.201 et seq. of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
8. Public Input Opportunities
None, unless the facility is subject to NSR program, Title V program or has a consent order.
E. The Michigan Business One Stop (One Stop) is designed to allow businesses to interact with multiple State of Michigan departments in one place. One Stop can be found on-line at: www.michigan.gov/business. One Stop includes a set of screening questions to help your business identify the permits, licenses, and registrations needed in Michigan. We hope you give it a try. Help for using One Stop is as easy as contacting the Customer Assistance Center at 877-766-1779. They are open Monday – Friday from 7 am to 6 pm.
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Creation/Revision Date: December 2013
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