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Drinking Water and Ground Water Protection Division
Air Quality and Climate Division
Watershed Management Division
Waste Management and Prevention Division
Facilities Engineering Division
DEC Compliance and Enforcement Division


Natural Resources Board - Act 250
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation
Division of Fire Safety
Dept. of Commerce & Community Development
Department of Health
Agency of Human Services
Agency of Transportation
Dept. of Motor Vehicles
Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Dept. of Liquor Control
Secretary of State
Department of Taxes
Dept. of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Admin.
Federal Permits

Department of Environmental Conservation

Drinking Water and Ground Water Protection Division


1 Wastewater System & Potable Water Supply Permit
1.2 Underground Injection Permit
2 Land Subdivision Fact Sheet
3 Campground Permit
5 Extension of Sewer Lines
9 Indirect Discharge Permit
9.1 Indirect Discharge Permit: Land Application
11 Licensed Designer for Wastewater System and Potable Water Supply Permits
20 Bottled Water Permit
21 Permit to Operate a Water System
22 Public Water System Construction Permit
23 Public Community Water Source Approval
24 Public Water System Operator Certification
25 Reclassification of Ground Water
25.1 Interim Groundwater Withdrawl Permit
26 Well Driller Licensing


Air Quality and Climate Division


13 Approvals and Reviews Conducted by . . .
14 Construction Permit: Stationary Air Contaminant Sources
15 Operating Permit: Stationary Sources
16 Annual Registration: Stationary Sources
18 Air Pollution Control Permit: Open Burning


Watershed Management Division


6 Stormwater Permit Summary Sheet
6.1 Stormwater General Permits for Construction Sites
6.2 Stormwater Permit for New Development & Redevelopment
6.3 Renewal of Previously Permitted Stormwater Discharges
6.4 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Discharges from Industrial Activities
6.5 Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit (MS4)
7.1 Discharge Permit: Municipal
7.2 Discharge Permit: Industrial
8 Discharge Permit: Pretreatment
10 Residual Management Certification
12 Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Certification
27 Water Quality Certification
27.1 Snowmaking Rules
27.2 Water Quality Certification: Hydroelectric
28 Shoreland Encroachment Permit
28.1 Lake Shoreland Permit
29 Wetlands Conditional Use Determination
30 Aquatic Nuisance Control Permit
31 1272 Order
32 Stream Alterations/Stream Crossing Structures
32.1 Pond Construction
32.2 Mineral Prospecting Permit
32.3 Flood Hazard Permit


Waste Management and Prevention Division


  Hazardous Materials Section
33 Underground Storage Tanks
33.2 Above Ground Storage Tanks
34 Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, Disposal Certificate
35 Waste Transportation (Hazardous or Solid)
36 Hazardous Waste Handler Site ID Form
  Solid Waste Section
37 Certification of Storage & Transfer Facilities
39 Certification of Recycling Facilities
40 Certification of Lined Landfills
40.2 Solid Waste: Certification of Closed Landfills
41 Insignificant Waste Disposal Event
42 Certification of Redemption Centers
43 Certification of Composting Facilities
44 Categorical Certification of Disposal Facilities
  Pollution Prevention
46 Pollution Prevention
  Sites Management
46.2 Brownfields


Facilities Engineering Division


45 Dams
45.1 Municipal Pollution Control


DEC Compliance and Enforcement Division


46.1 Salvage Yards



Other Permits/Licenses

Natural Resources Board - Land Use Panel of the Natural Resources Board (Act 250)


47 Act 250
47.1 Historic Sites (Division of Historic Preservation)
47.2 Residential Building Energy Standards (RBES)
47.3 Geology (Dept. Of Environmental Conservation)


Department of Fish and Wildlife


47.4 Protection of Endangered & Threatened Species
47.5 Obstructing Streams


Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation


48 Chip Harvesting and Utilization


Division of Fire Safety


49 Construction Permit - Fire Prevention and Building
49.1 Occupancy Permit - Fire Prevention and Building
50 Electrical Permit - Installation
50.1 Energizing Permit - Electrical
50.2 Plumbing Permit - Installation
50.3 Operating Certificate - Boiler and Pressure Vessel
See 49 Americans With Disabilities Act


Department of Commerce and Community Development


49.2 Mobile Home Park


Department of Health

51 Lodging Establishment License
51.1 Public Spas and Hot Tubs
52 Bakery License
53 Food Service Establishment License
53.1 Food Processing Establishments
54 Program for Asbestos Control
55 Lead Abatement
55.1 Lead Base Paint
56 Certification of Laboratories


Agency of Human Services


Sheet Name
57 Child Care Facility Licensing
58 Residential Child Care Facilities
59 Licensing of Nursing Homes and Residential Care Homes


Agency of Transportation


63 Signs - Private and State
64 Railroad Lands and Crossings
65 Airports
65.1 Off Airport Aerial Permit
66 Work in State Highway Right of Way
See 35 Waste Transportation (Hazardous or Solid)
68 Vermont Motor Vehicle Dealer License


Department of Motor Vehicles


69 License to Sell Diesel Fuel
70 License and a Bond to Sell Gasoline or Aviation Fuel


Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets


71 Pesticides: Golf Course Permit
72 Pesticides: Right of Way Permit
73 Pesticides: Aerial Application Permit
74 Pesticides: Experimental Use Permit
75 Pesticides: A & B Dealer Licensing
75.1 Retail Sales of Class "C" Pesticides
75.2 Pesticides: Mosquito Larvicide Permit
76 Pesticides: Private Applicator Certification
77 Pesticides: Commercial Applicator Certification
78 Pesticides: Bird & Other Animal Control Permit
79 Nursery Dealers License & Nursery Inspection Certificate
80 Retail Sales of Meat & Poultry
81 Slaughterhouse and Meat/Poultry Handling
82 Retail Sales of Milk
83 Milk Handler's License
83.1 Milking Equipment Dealers License
84 Manufacture/Sale of Ice Cream/Frozen Dessert Products
85 Imitation Dairy Products Handler's License
87 Public Warehouse License
88 Weighing and Measuring Device
89 Licensing of Pet Merchants
89.1 Registration of Animal Shelters and Fairs
89.2 Licensing of Livestock Dealers


Department of Liquor Control


90 Malt & Vinous Beverage Licenses


Secretary of State


90.1 Registration of Business Names and Corporations
90.2 Office of Professional Regulation


Department of Taxes


91 Income Tax Withholding
92 Sales and Use Tax
93 Meals and Rooms Tax
94 Cigarettes and Tobacco
95 Corporate Income Tax


Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Admin.


96.1 Certificate of Need (Medical)


Federal Permits


97 Requirements for Work in Wetlands
98 Requirements for Work in Rivers and Streams
99 Requirements for Work in Lakes and Ponds
101 Historic Properties


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