Medium Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) General Permit (GP 3-9100

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  1. "Permit" includes any permit, certification, license, registration, determination, or similar form of permission required from the Department by law.
  2. "General permit" means a permit that applies to a class or category of discharges, emissions, disposal, facilities, or activities within a common geographic area, including the entire State or a region of the State.
  3. "Application Received" means the date the application has been received by the Department.
  4. "Administratively Complete Application" means an application for a permit or notice of intent under a general permit for which all initially required documentation has been submitted, and any required permit fee, and the information submitted initially addresses all application requirements but has not yet been subjected to a complete technical review. For purposes of a general permit, it shall be considered administratively complete when the draft general permit has been placed on public notice.
  5. "Technical Review" means the application of scientific, engineering, or other professional expertise to the facts to determine whether activity for which a permit is requested meets the standards for issuing the permit under statute and rule.
  6. "Draft Decision/Draft Permit" follows the completion of a Technical Review for most activities.
  7. "Public Comment Period" if applicable, will be held for at least 14 days after the draft decision or permit has been issued. Public comments can only be submitted during this time frame.
  8. "Appeal Period" will be held for 30 days after the final decision or final permit has been issued. Once the appeal period has ended the activity will no longer be on public notice.
Public Notice Timeline
Draft Permit
Final Permit
Public Meeting(s)**
Public meetings are held for public discussion of the project and soliciting public feedback. Keep in mind that meeting times and locations are subject to change. Please check back prior to the meeting date to stay informed of any changes.
04/26/20226:30PM - 8:30PMThe Agency of Natural Resources will be holding a hybrid online and in-person public meeting to allow for public comment on the draft Medium CAFO General Permit on 4/26/2022, from 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM. The meeting can be joined online through Microsoft Teams, with a call-in option or can be attended in-person at the ANR Annex located at 190 Junction Rd, Berlin, VT. Online attendance is encouraged. Link to join the public meeting via Microsoft Teams computer or mobile app: For call in option (audio only): 1 802-828-7667, please enter conference ID 472 649 837 followed by #, Berlin
**If no public meeting has been scheduled, a meeting can be requested any time during the comment period. To request a meeting please contact the staff person listed on this page.
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