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NPDES Stormwater Permit Application Forms and Permit Fees

General
1200-A permit  |  1200-C permit  |  1200-CN permit  |  1200-CA permit  |  1200-Z permit  |  1200-COLS permit

Individual
Phase I MS4 permit  |  Phase II MS4 permit

In the following table, you will find application and fee information to register for coverage under the NPDES general permits for stormwater discharges to surface waters and to apply for NPDES individual Phase I and Phase II Municipal Separate Sewer System permits.

Note: if you manage stormwater in an underground injection control (UIC) unit, please consult the UIC Program.

Fees for new applications are composed of two parts: an application fee and an annual fee, unless otherwise noted. Fees must be submitted at the time of application. No fees are required at the time of application renewal.  For more specific information see Oregon Administrative Rule 340-045-0075.

A Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) signed by the local land use authority must also be submitted with a new application, unless otherwise noted. For renewal applications, submittal of a LUCS is only required if major changes have been made at the facility or if there is no LUCS on file with DEQ.

For more information:

IMPORTANT: Permit copies available for download below are for reference purposes only.  An application must be submitted to the Oregon DEQ for coverage under the general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater discharge permits.  Applicants receive a signed copy of the permit when coverage is issued.

NPDES General Stormwater Discharge Permits
Permit Type/Description NEW Permits Permit RENEWALs
1200-A

Industrial - Sand, gravel and non-metallic quarrying, and mining in SIC 14
Application Forms Application Forms
Contact DOGAMI at
(541) 967-2039
except for asphalt batch plants:
Fee Range Fee Range
  • Application: $826
  • Annual: $850
     
  • Activity and other fees may apply.
  • No fees required at time of renewal.
1200-C

Construction activities - one acre or more

Application Forms Application Forms

 

Fee Range Fee Range
  • Application: $826
  • Annual: $850

 

Construction activities - Common Lot Development, less than one acre Application Forms Application Forms

 

Fee Range Fee Range
  • Application: $243
  • Annual: $0
     
  • Activity and other fees may apply.

 

1200-CN

Construction - Within specific jurisdictions

To determine if your project qualifies, see the Construction Activities web page.
Application Forms Application Forms
  • Contact local jurisdiction
 
Fee Range Fee Range
  • Contact local jurisdiction

 

1200-CA
Construction - Government agencies responsible for activities that disturb one acre or more
Note:  1200-CA is no longer available for new applicants. Please use the 1200-C instead.
   
   
   
   
 
1200-COLS

Industrial - See description for 1200-Z above; for facilities in Columbia Slough watershed
Application Forms Application Forms
Fee Range Fee Range
  • Application: $826
  • Annual: $850
     
  • Activity and other fees may apply.
  • No fees required at time of renewal.
1200-Z

Industrial - SIC codes: 10, 12, 13, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 5015, 5093, 5171; Landfills, land app. sites; steam electric power generating (includes coal/hogged fuel handling); Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities
Application Forms Application Forms
  • Application
  • LUCS
     
  • Note: This permit does not cover SIC 2491 Wood Preserving. These facilities must apply for individual NPDES permit. See Industrial Permit Applications and Fees.
Fee Range Fee Range
  • Application: $826
  • Annual: $850
     
  • Activity and other fees may apply.
  • No fees required at time of renewal.
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NPDES Individual Stormwater Discharge Permits
Permit Type/Description NEW Permits Permit MODIFICATIONs
Phase I Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)

Municipalities with populations greater than 100,000
Application Forms Application Forms
   
Fee Range Fee Range
  • Application: $18,449
  • Annual: $4,153
     
  • Population, Pretreatment, Technical Activities and Other fees may apply.
  • Major: N/A
  • Minor: $1,603
Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)

Municipalities with populations less than 100,000
Application Forms Application Forms
 
Fee Range Fee Range
  • Application: $826
  • Annual: $850
     
  • Population, Pretreatment, Technical Activities and Other fees may apply.
  • Major: N/A
  • Minor: $1,603
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For stormwater-related complaints or general information about the NPDES Stormwater Permits, contact the appropriate DEQ regional office.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Headquarters: 811 SW Sixth Ave., Portland, OR 97204-1390
Phone: 503-229-5696 or toll free in Oregon 1-800-452-4011
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