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Administrative Review and Permitting Process for Wetland Permit Applications

Information on Administrative Review

What is administrative review?  It is an initial check to see if the form has been filled out, required documents submitted, and fees are correct.  Around 60% of all applications do not pass the initial check!  To make sure your application makes the first cut, use the below check list before submitting your application.

Wetlands General Permit 3-9026

19 November 2018
The Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (Secretary) hereby issues this general permit pursuant to 10 V.S.A. § 905b and §§ 9.8 and 9.9 of the Vermont Wetland Rules (VWR) (effective August 15, 2018), for the purpose of expediting the permitting process for certain specified water quality improvement projects conducted in Class II wetlands and their buffer zones. Should any project proponent be uncertain with regard to the interpretation of, application of, or compliance with the provisions of this General Permit, the project proponent should engage the services of a qualified consultant or contact a Department of Environmental Conservation Wetlands Ecologist. Department contact information is located at: http://dec.vermont.gov/watershed/wetlands/contact

Wetlands General Permit 3-9025

03 October 2018
The Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is issuing this general permit pursuant to 10 V.S.A. §905b and §9.7 of the Vermont Wetland Rules, effective August 15, 2018, for certain specified activities within certain wetlands and buffers in order to more effectively and efficiently regulate and protect Vermont’s wetlands. The Secretary reserves the right in Section IX.J of this general permit to require an individual permit if deemed necessary to protect wetlands or buffers.

Wetland Delineation Consultant Improvements

01 June 2018
The Agency of Natural Resource (ANR) Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Wetlands Program retained consultation services from the Vermont Certified Public Managers Program (VCPM®) in November 2017 to assist with Wetland Consultant Accountability. This is their final report which outlines action items for improving the quality of wetland delineation work throughout the State.

Proposed Changes to the Vermont Wetlands Rules

A as per Section 7 of the Vermont Wetland Rules a proposed rulemaking package to reclassify the Beaver Meadows as Class I wetlands was filed the 17th day of May, 2019 with the Secretary of State for an official comment period until July 26, 2019.  A public meeting has been scheduled for July 16th, 2019 starting at 7:00 pm at the Ripton Community House at 1305 VT-125, Ripton, VT 05766.  Complete copies of the analysis of the decision are below.  The proposed Class I changes appear in Appendix A of the Rule.  The Proposed change also updated the electronic li

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