Persons 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.
The 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.
An 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.
Links to the application and public notice form are provided below. Fill out the application form in its entirety and send it (electronically is preffered) to your assigned site manager. If no site manager has been assigned to your project, you may email your application to ANR.DECBRELLA@vermont.gov. The application fee check should reference BRELLA and the SMS Site # (as applicable), and should be mailed to:
Waste Management & Prevention Division | VT Department of Environmental Conservation | 1 National Life Drive - Davis 1 | Montpelier, VT 05620-3704
Click here for the BRELLA Application Form
Click here for the Public Notice Form