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(a) A waste discharge permit shall be issued for a specified time period, not to exceed five years from the effective date of the permit. A waste discharge permit may be issued for a period less than five years, at the discretion of the Director. Each waste discharge permit shall indicate a specific date upon which it will expire.

(b) Waste discharge permits are issued to a specific user for a specific operation. Permits shall not be assigned, transferred, subcontracted, or sold to a new owner, new user, subcontractor, or to different premises, or to a new or changed operation, whether such transfer, assignment or subcontract occurs voluntarily or involuntarily.