75-11-214. Licensing of inspectors -- interim licenses -- regular licenses. (1) The department shall grant an inspector license if the inspector demonstrates competency and experience in the inspection of underground storage tank systems, passes a written examination conducted by the department or by an agency or person authorized by the department to give the examination, and pays the license fee.
(2) The department or an agency or person authorized by the department to give the examination shall conduct written examinations for the purpose of qualifying individuals to receive an underground storage tank system inspector license. The department shall provide public notice of the date, time, and location of the examination.
(3) An underground storage tank system inspector license is valid for a period not to exceed 3 years and is subject to periodic renewal as prescribed by department rule.
(4) As a condition of renewal, the department may require that an inspector demonstrate continuing competency in the regulatory requirements applicable to operation and maintenance of underground storage tank systems.
(5) An inspector need not be a Montana resident to qualify for a license.