Surface Water Discharge Permit For Oil Terminals Details

Surface Water Discharge Permit For Oil Terminals

General Info - Statewide Permit

The surface water discharge permit for oil terminals combines the requirements of the State of Maryland discharge permit program and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) into one permit for oil terminal facilities that discharge storm water or hydrostatic test water to State surface waters. The permit is designed to meet federal effluent guidelines where applicable and to ensure the discharge satisfies State water quality standards.

Oil terminals receiving oil by pipeline or marine transfer and which have greater than 5 million gallons storage capacity must apply. 

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    Approval time

  • $50.00 - $2,000.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

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

  1. For more information about requirements, click here.

Apply for the Permit


Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Maryland Department of Environment

Contact Information

Permits and Support Division Oil Control Program

Tel: (410) 537-3442