Operating Permits

When/How Are Permits Renewed & How Much Does it Cost?

Permits for water and wastewater facilities are renewed on an annual basis by the Department's Business Office. The permit holder will receive a renewal notice in the mail approximately 30 days prior to the expiration date of the permit.

The annual renewal fee for water treatment facilities is based on the population served as follows:
Population Served Annual Fee
1,001 - 10,000 $1,000
10,001 - 100,000 $1,200
> 100,000 $1,400
The annual renewal fee for wastewater treatment facilities and treatment/disposal wetlands is $2,100.