who are interested in applying to the Program must attend a pre-application
meeting. This requirement is intended to provide applicants
with information about the Program and the Department’s expectations.
It also gives applicants an opportunity to discuss their project
and get answers to questions they may have about the Program and
brownfields reuse generally.
next step is an eligibility determination. To obtain that
determination, the applicant submits a completed application and
a non-refundable $500 application fee. The applicant will
receive an eligibility determination within 30 days.
applicant must provide the public with notice of its intent to apply
to the Program. The public notice requirement is satisfied
by posting a notice in the Town Clerk’s office and by publishing
the notice in a newspaper with a general circulation in the community
where the brownfield property is located.
to the application and public notice form are provided below.
an applicant is determined to be eligible for the Program, they
are required to submit a contaminant
investigation work plan. Current Owners may also be responsible for paying the Department's oversight costs.
additional information, and to schedule a pre-application meeting,
Brownfields Response Program
Waste Management Division
Department of Environmental Conservation
103 South Main Street, West Office
Waterbury, VT 05671-0404