Controlled Hazardous Substances Facility Permit Details

Controlled Hazardous Substances Facility Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit

The Controlled Hazardous Substance (CHS) Facility permit is required for the construction and operation of a facility used to treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste in the state of Maryland.

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    Approval time

  • $12,000.00 - $65,000.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Applicant submits an application fee and an application with supporting documents.

  2. Local zoning and land use approvals may be required.

  3. A corrective action permit is required from the EPA, and the application for this should be submitted concurrently with the CHS application to the Department.

Apply for the Permit

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Maryland Department of Environment

Contact Information

Ed Hammerberg


Tel: (410) 537-3345

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of Environment the legal authority to issue this approval?