General Permits

A General Permit authorizes a category of discharge or emission within a geographical area. A general permit is not specifically tailored for an individual facility or project. Each of the bold headings below, under Types of General Permit, indicate that a General Permit is available or under construction for that particular activity. A PDF copy of each type of General Permit is available by clicking the headings.

Announcements
The Permit Board on Environmental Quality reissued the statewide Multimedia Ready-Mix Concrete Facility General Permit (MSG11) on April 1, 2014. This permit authorizes the discharge of process wastewater and storm water run-off into waters of the State and the construction and operation of air emissions equipment from Ready-Mix concrete facilities in accordance with the provisions of the Mississippi Air and Water Pollution Control Law. This reissuance will allow the continued operation of Ready-Mix Concrete facilities for an additional five-year period. Coverage recipients wishing to be covered under the reissued general permit must submit a Re-coverage Form within 30-days of the date of the Letter of Instruction. The Ready-Mix Concrete General Permit can be accessed HERE. Affected Ready-Mix Concrete facilities seeking initial coverage may do so by submitting the appropriate documents found in the Ready-Mix Concrete General Permit Forms Package.

The Permit Board on Environmental Quality re-issued the Dry Litter Poultry Animal Feeding Operation (DLPAFO) Multimedia General Permit (MSG20) on February 3, 2014. This multimedia permit authorizes the activities associated with the operation of a dry litter poultry farm. Such activities may include the generation and land application of dry poultry litter as well as air emissions associated with the operation of a poultry farm, and air emissions associated with the construction/operation of air emissions equipment. This reissuance will allow the continued operation of Dry Litter Poultry Animal Feeding Operations for an additional five-year period. The Dry Litter Poultry General Permit can be accessed HERE. Affected Dry Litter Poultry Animal Feeding Operations may obtain coverage by submitting a Notice of Intent (NOI) form, and all accompanying documentation to the Environmental Permits Division.

The Permit Board on Environmental Quality reissued the Small Construction General Permit (MSR15) on April 18, 2013. MSR15 covers the State of Mississippi and authorizes the discharge of treated/managed storm water runoff into the waters of the State. This permit covers construction activities, including clearing, grading, and excavating, that disturb one (1) acre to less than five (5) acres. Small construction activities disturbing less than one (1) acre are designated if the project is part of a larger common plan of development or sale with a planned disturbance of equal to or greater than one (1) acre but less than five (5). This reissuance will allow the continued discharge of treated/managed storm water for an additional five-year period.

The Permit Board on Environmental Quality reissued the Mining Storm Water, Dewatering, and No Discharge General Permit (MSR32) on September 7, 2012. MSR32 allows the discharge of storm water, dewatering, and the operation of closed loop systems with no discharge from regulated mining activities. The previous general permit expires on September 30, 2012. Coverage recipients wishing to be covered under the reissued general permit must submit a Re-coverage Form within 30-days of the date of the Letter of Instruction. All facilities that currently have active Mining General Permit coverage should receive a Re-coverage Package from MDEQ by September 21, 2012. Please contact Harry Wilson at 601/961-5073 if you have additional questions or did not receive a Re-coverage Package.





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Types of General Permits and Notice of Intent Forms

Storm Water General Permits
(no other media included)

Baseline (Industrial) Storm Water
(Contact Philip Morris 601-961-5561)

Construction Storm Water
(Contact Tim Parrish 601-961-5169)
Large Construction (5 acres and greater)
Small Construction (1 to less than 5 acres)
MS4 (Municipal) Phase II Storm Water
(Contact Bradley Crain 601-961-5177)
Multimedia and Multipurpose General Permits
(storm water, process water, air emissions, etc.)

Hot Mix Asphalt
(Contact Tim Parrish 601-961-5169)
Hydrostatic Test
(Contact Bryan Collins 601-961-5239)
Mining
(Contact Billy Warden 601-961-5047)
Ready-Mix Concrete
(Contact Tim Parrish 601-961-5169)
Wet Deck Log Spray
(Contact Scott Hodges 601-961-5672)
Agricultural General Permits
(Contact Tracy Tomkins 601-961-5622)

Pesticide
Pesticide General Permit

Dry Litter Poultry Animal Feeding Operation (AFO)
Multimedia Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO)
Solid Waste General Permits
(Contact Billy Warden 601-961-5169)

Land Disposal
New facilities will be covered under the Industrial Storm Water General Permit

Municipal Solid Waste Transfer Station
Rubbish

Class I
Class II
Solid Waste Management Storm Water
  • General Permit (Under Construction)
  • Notice of Intent (NOI) Form (Under Construction)
  • Re-Coverage Form

Vegative Debris and Untreated Wood Waste Composting
Process Water General Permits
(Contact Dallas Baker 601-961-5670)
Drinking Water Treatment Plant
Underground Storage Tank Remediation
City of Jackson

Other Forms
Request for Transfer of Permit, General Permit Coverage and/or Name Change


Mailing Address
    Physical Address

      PO Box 2261
      Jackson, MS 39225