Industrial Wastewater General Discharge Permit Details

Industrial Wastewater General Discharge Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit


The general permits for industrial wastewater discharge increase the efficiency of the Department’s permitting process through the issuance of generic permits to categories of business activities that are generally very similar in their wastewater characteristics.


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    Approval time

  • $0.0 - $1,000.0

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

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

  1. Complete a Notice of Intent (NOI) form and include a facility map, if required. To request a form, call (410) 537-3323.


Apply for the Permit

Ready to apply?

Agency/Contact

Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Maryland Department of Environment

Contact Information



Legal Authority

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

FEDERAL: Federal Clean Water Act 

STATE: Environment Article, Title 9, Subtitle 3; COMAR 26.08.01 through 26.08.04.