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General Permits

Under the Uniform Procedures Act, the Department may issue General Permits to allow similar types of work not unique to a particular location. Such work may be the result of natural disasters or extraordinary weather, or for other activities that have been determined not to have a significant impact on the environment.

Do you qualify for a General Permit?

General Permits are issued for activities that have been determined to have limited impact on the environment. If your activity qualifies for a General Permit, the permitting process is generally quick and simple!


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