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

  • $12,000.0 - $65,000.0

    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

Ready to apply?

Agency/Contact

Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Maryland Department of Environment

Contact Information

Ed Hammerberg

Email: Ed.Hammerberg@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 537-3345



Legal Authority

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

FEDERAL: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act - Subtitle C.

STATE: Title 7, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland; COMAR 26.13.07.