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Contact the General Permits Section in DEC Central Office for answers to questions regarding stormwater permit requirements, how to obtain coverage under a general permit, submission of reports and other general questions. For site-specific information, please refer to the Regional contact information.

Central Office

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Water - 4th Floor
email us

General Permits Section 625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-3505

Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer System (MS4) (GP-0-08-002)

NOIs and Annual Reports
Bradd Larson

MS4 General Permit
Angus Eaton

Technical Standards and Retrofits
Shohreh Karimipour

General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Construction Activity (GP-0-08-001)
Dave Gasper

NOIs and Fees
Toni Cioffi

Multi-Sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity (GP-0-06-002)
Christina Falk

DEC Region 1

Nassau and Suffolk counties

SUNY at Stony Brook
50 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409
(631) 444-0405

DEC Region 2

Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island
1 Hunter's Point Plaza
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101-5407

Imdadul Islam
(718) 482-4960

DEC Region 3

Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties
Natalie Browne
(914) 428-2505 X 354

DEC Region 4

Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Schoharie counties
Division of Water (518) 357-2045

DEC Region 5

Warrensburg Office (Hamilton, Warren, Washington, Saratoga, &Fulton Counties)
P.O. Box 220
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885
(518) 623-1200

Ray Brook Office (Essex, Franklin, and Clinton Counties)
P.O. Box 296
1115 State Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977-0296
(518) 897-1200

DEC Region 6

Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and St. Lawrence counties
317 Washington St.
Watertown, NY 13601-3787
(315) 785-2513

DEC Region 7

615 Erie Blvd., West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 426-7403

Syracuse office (Oswego, Cayuga, Onondaga and Madison Counties)
615 Erie Blvd. West
Syracuse, NY 13204-2400

Cortland sub-office (Tompkins, Cortland, Chenango, Tioga and Broome Counties)
1285 Fisher Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045-1090
(607) 753-3095
(607) 753-8532 (FAX)

DEC Region 8

For questions about CAFO and Multi-Sector General Permit in:
Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties
6274 Avon-Lima Rd. (Rtes. 5 and 20)
Avon, NY 14414-9519
(585) 226-5450
(585) 226-8078 (FAX)

For questions regarding MS4 and Construction Permits in:
Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Steuben and Wayne counties
6274 Avon-Lima Rd. (Rtes. 5 and 20)
Avon, NY 14414-9519
(585) 226-5450
(585) 226-8078 (FAX)

For questions regarding MS4 and Construction Permits in:
Chemung, Steuben, Yates and Schuyler counties
Horseheads Sub Office
Suite 1- 276 Sing Sing Road
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 739-0809
(607) 739-7613 (FAX)

DEC Region 9

Allegany, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Erie, Niagara and Wyoming counties
270 Michigan Ave.
Buffalo NY 14203-2999

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