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Watershed Management Division Intake Form
You may now submit permit applications, compliance reports and fee payments through our new online form to expedite its receipt and review!
Adjoining Property Owner Notification
Certain permit types, known as Type 1 and Type 2 permits under Act 150 (10 V.S.A. Chapter 170), are required to notify adjoining property owners of their application.
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General Permit Application Forms
Individual Permit Application Forms
Stream Alteration General Permit Application Form (General Permit and Registration use this form)
Stream Alteration Individual Permit Application Form (Individual Permit use this form)
EPM reporting webform
Application for coverage under the Mineral Prospecting Permit
Annual Inspection Report Form (for all operational permits)
Annual Inspection Report (for MSGP)
Construction Permit - Notice of Addition of Co-Permittee
Construction Permit - Notice of Transfer of Authorization to Discharge
Designer's Initial Statement of Compliance
Designer's Re-Statement of Compliance
Town Recording Form
Individual Permit Notice of Intent (NOI) forms
Application forms for new Individual Discharge Permit (INDS)
Application forms for the renewal of an Individual Discharge Permit
NOI for a new Individual Stormwater Offset Permit
NOI for the renewal of an Individual Stormwater Offset Permit
Application For Transfer of Operational Stormwater Permits
Attachment 1: Narrative - Use this word document as a template for the narrative of any new project. This attachment should include a soils map and a location map. Required for all new applications.
Schedule A Worksheet
Post Construction Soil Depth and Quality Worksheet - required for all new applications
Recharge Calculation Worksheet
Stormwater Treatment Practice Worksheets (all in Excel format)
Disconnection to Filter Strips or Vegetated Buffers
Infiltration Basins and Trenches
Construction General Permit (CGP) 3-9020
Individual Permit (INDC)
Additional CGP Forms
Construction General Permit Documents
Town Recording Form You are now able to file a copy of the last page of your permit, stamped by the Town Clerk, electronically.
Application Instructions for Construction Stormwater Discharge Permits (6/2/2020)
Appendix A - Soil Evaluation Tool (04/2021) This document should be completed in MS Excel, then converted to Adobe PDF for submittal.
Plan Set Reference Form (Moderate Risk and Individual Permit Applications ONLY)
Discharge Report (for use During Construction)
Notice of Addition of Co-Permittee This form is now submitted online.*
Notice of Termination of Co-Permittee
Notice of Transfer of Authorization This form is now submitted online.*
Additional Forms for Low/Moderate Risk Construction Activity and for Construction Activity Permitted under an Individual Construction Stormwater Discharge Permit (to be updated soon for conformance with former CGP 3-9020 and updated CGP 3-9020 (Effective 5/19/2020).
Turbidity Monitoring Guidance
Notice of Termination for Portions of Ongoing Project
Notice of Termination for Entire Projects
Notice of Winter Construction
Notification of On-Site Plan Coordinator
On-Site Plan Coordinator Manual
Minor Amendment Record
Additional Forms for projects requiring Individual Permit Coverage (INDC)
Application form for Individual Construction Stormwater Discharge Permits
As of January 1st, applicants for individual permits must notify abutting landowners that a permit application is being submitted. A form is available in letter format.
On-Site Plan Coordinator (OSPC) Inspection Form
Notification of On-Site Plan Coordinator
EPSC Plan Amendment Record
Notice of addition of copermittee This form is now submitted online.*
Notice of Transfer
Notice of Termination for Entire Project
Notice of Termination for Portions of Ongoing Site
NPDES and Pretreatment permit applications use the same form. Click here for some helpful application information
Applicants must submit a WR-82 Application form and either a Schedule A form or a Schedule B form
Permit Application Form WR-82 10 V.S.A. Chapter 47 in PDF
Schedule A: Municipal Treatment Plants Form WR-82A in PDF
Schedule B: Industrial/Commercial/Institutional Form WR-82B 10 V.S.A. Chapter 47 in PDF
Permit Adjoiner Notification Template (Letter)
Instructions Only: Schedule B: Industrial/Commercial/Institutional Form WR-82B in PDF
Instructions Only: Schedule B: Industrial/Commercial/Institutional Form WR-82B in MS Word
Schedule E: Emergency Pollution Permit WR-82E in PDF
Schedule E: Emergency Pollution Permit WR-82E in MS Word
Download a Notice of Intent to apply for coverage under permit 3-9004
Download a Notice of Intent to apply for coverage under permit 3-9016
Monitoring Report Form WR-43-3-9004
Monitoring Report Form WR-43-3-9016
Application for Termination of Coverage - used to apply for termination of coverage under either general permit.
Nitrogen Optimization Plans
All wastewater facilities discharging to the Long Island Sound (LIS) are required to have Nitrogen Optimization Plans (NOPs) included in their permit. For questions and/or assistance with NOPs contact your WW Inspector.
Nitrogen Optimization Checklist - this checklist is used by the program for evaluating submitted NOPs
Submit a Public Alert for your Facility - Within 1 hour of discovery of an untreated sewage discharge WWTF operators must submit a public alert to our electronic alert system.
Incident Reporting Form - Within 12 hours of discovery WWTF operators must also give notice to the Department, and to local public health officers, of each untreated sewage discharge from the WWTF.
- WR-43 Reporting Forms: (these links will download the appropriate Excel file) 0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Total Phosphorus forms for permits subject to the 2016 Lake Champlain TMDL and Lake Memphremagog TMDL:
Total Phosphorus forms for permits issued before the 2016 Lake Champlain TMDL:
- Phosphorus Loading Spreadsheet for tracking annual Total Phosphorus
- Instruction Packet for Phosphorus Reporting
Other monitoring forms:
- WR-43-TN Total Nitrogen Monitoring Report Form
- WR-43-TN Total Nitrogen Monitoring Report Form (MS Excel)
- WR-43-CM Constituents Monitoring Report Form for POTWs
- WR-43-CM Constituents Monitoring Report Form for POTWs (fill-in form)
- WR-43-ID-3 Permit Monitoring Information Form
- WR-43-ID-3 Permit Monitoring Information Form (MS Excel)
- WR-43-3-9004 Discharges from Petroleum Related Remediation Activities
- WR-43-3-9016 Discharges from Petroleum Related Remediation Activities Into Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facilities
As of January 1, 2017, OPR manages ALL pollution abatement facility operator licenses. For answers to questions, read DEC's frequently asked questions or visit OPR's webpage. Read OPR's outreach letter for specific instructions as to how to register your license.
DEC is no longer issuing or providing administrative support to pollution abatement licenses.
Individual Wetland Permits
Required Attachments for Individual Permits with Multiple Wetlands
Vermont Individual Permit for Multiple Wetlands Excel Table
Wetlands Evaluation Form
Multiple Wetland Determination Form
General Wetland Permits
Required Attachments for General Permit Applications that Include a Wetland Determination
Wetlands Evaluation Form
Vermont Wetlands General Permit 3-9026 Registration
NEW: You may now pay your permit application and operating fees online. Information and instructions can be found here