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Gas Stations Compliance and Testing

Application for New or Modification of Existing Gas Station

Click here to download permit application and recordkeeping forms.

ADVISORIES

Informational Bulletin - Optional Update for Veeder-Root ISD Software for Assist and Balance Phase II Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) Systems (December 23, 2021)Informational Bulletin - Requirement for Placing Retail Dispensers Into Service After Installation, Service, Repair, or Replacement (May 20, 2021) Annual Testing Requirements (September 17, 2020)Certification Requirements for Technicians  (Updated July 20, 2020)MBARD PV Vent Valve Adivsory (December 27, 2019)Low Permeation Hoses at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities with Assist Phase II EVR Systems – Installation by September 24, 2018ORVR FLEETS – Low Permeation Hose Advisory – Installation by June 10, 2018Dispenser Informational Bulletin (September 28, 2016)

COMPLIANCE FORMS

MBARD has created the self-inspection forms below to assist gas station operators to stay in compliance with their air permits.  

GDF Self Inspection  Guide - Assist System with ISDGDF Self Inspection Guide - Assist System without ISDGDF Self Inspection Guide - Balance System with ISDGDF Self Inspection Guide - Balance System without ISD

NOTIFICATION FORMS – Email to VRTesting@mbard.org

Test Notification Form

This transmittal is to be emailed prior to conducting the required tests.

Test Report Form

This transmittal is to be emailed along with the full test report within 30 days of completion of testing.

24-Hour Notificiation of Test Failure

This transmittal is to be emailed within 24 hours of cessation of testing.

Phase I Forms

TP201.1B Static Torque of Rotatable Phase I AdaptorsTP201.1 C/D Leak Rate of Drop Tube/Drain Valve Pressure Integrity Test TP201.1E  Leak Rate of Pressure/Vacuum Relief  Vent Valves

Healy EVR Phase II Forms (E.O. VR-201-XX/VR-202-XX)

Exhibit 4 - Static Pressure Performance of the Healy Clean Air SeparatorExhibit 5 - Vapor to Liquid Volume Ratio (Tritester Option)Exhibit 7 - Nozzle Bag Test Results (Startup Only)Exhibit 9 - Veeder-Root ISD Operability Test ProcedureExhibit 10 - Incon ISD Operability Test ProcedureExhibit 14 - Dispenser Integrity Test

OTHER TEST FORMS

TP 201.4 Dynamic Back PressureTP 206.3 Aboveground Tank Static Pressure Performance Test

Balance Phase II Forms (E.O. VR-203-X, VR-204-X, & VR-208-X)

Exhibit 4 - TP201.3 Pressure Decay TestExhibit 5 - Liquid Removal Test (long version)Exhibit 5 - Liquid Removal Test (short version)Exhibit 7 - Nozzle Bag Test (Startup Only)Exhibit 8 - Hydrocarbon Sensor Verification TestExhibit 9 - VST Processor ActivationExhibit 10 - Vapor Pressure Sensor Verification TestExhibit 11 - Veeder Root Polisher Operability TestExhibit 12 - Veeder Root Vapor Polisher Hydrocarbon Emissions TestExhibit 13 - Hirt VCS 100 Processor Operability TestExhibit 14 - Static Pressure Performance of Healy Clean Air SeparatorExhibit 17 - Veeder Root ISD Vapor Flow Meter Operability TestINCON ISD Flow Meter Operability Test (Ex. 19 of VR-204 or Ex. 10 of VR-208)INCON ISD Pressure Sensor Verification Test (Ex. 20 of VR-204 or Ex. 11 of VR-208)

HEALY 400 ORVR PHASE II FORMS – (EO G-70-187)

Exhibit 4 - Vapor Return Line Vacuum Integrity TestExhibit 5 -Healy Fillneck Vapor Pressure Regulation TestExhibit 6 - Ten Gallon Per Minute Limitation Test 

HIRT MODEL VCS-200 PHASE II FORMS – (EO G-70-139)

Exhibit 2 - Static Pressure Performance, Pilot Light, and Main Burner

PRE-EVR PHASE II FORMS

TP 201.5 Roots Meter OptionTP 201.5 TriTester OptionTP 201.6C Liquid Removal Test

Permitted Facilities

The following is a list of permitted vapor recovery facilities.

Permit List (as of April 25, 2022)

Testing Companies

The following is a list of testing contractors that have submitted vapor recovery testing reports to the Monterey Bay Air Resources District and not a recommendation of any kind. It is not a comprehensive list of all testing/maintenance/install contractors that can conduct services within the State of California for Vapor Recovery. Please verify that the contractor has the appropriate certifications prior to conducting vapor recovery testing/maintenance/or installation at your facility.

List of Vapor Recovery Testing Contractors

Triennial Testing

The facilities in the table below have documented throughput greater than 1.2 million gallons per year and are subject to to triennial testing per 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart CCCCC.

List of Facilities with Required Triennial PV Vent Valve Testing (as of May 2021)