Construction Permit Fees For Industrial Wastewater Sources

Who is covered?

Applicants for construction permits for any treatment works, industrial pretreatment works, or industrial wastewater source are covered. No fee is required for a treatment works or wastewater source directly covered and authorized under an NPDES permit issued by the Agency.

What is the fee?

  1. A $1,000 fee shall be required for any industrial wastewater source that does not require pretreatment of the wastewater prior to discharge to the publicly owned treatment works or publicly regulated treatment works.
  2. A $3,000 fee shall be required for any industrial wastewater source that requires pretreatment of the wastewater for non-toxic pollutants prior to discharge to the publicly owned treatment works or publicly regulated treatment works.
  3. A $6,000 fee shall be required for any industrial wastewater source that requires pretreatment of the wastewater for toxic pollutants prior to discharge to the publicly owned treatment works or publicly regulated treatment works.
  4. A $2,500 fee shall be required for construction relating to land application of industrial sludge or spray irrigation of industrial wastewater.

Is a Construction Permit application available on-line?

Yes, use the WPC-PS-1 Application for Permit or Construction Approval form.

For additional information, please call the Water Pollution Control Permit Section at 217-782-0610.