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§ 693.7. General permits and waiver of permit requirements

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State Parks

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State Parks
Part II. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 25A. Dam Safety and Encroachments (Refs & Annos)
32 P.S. § 693.7
§ 693.7. General permits and waiver of permit requirements
(a) The Environmental Quality Board may, by regulation, waive the permit requirements for any category of dam, water obstruction or encroachment which it determines has insignificant effect upon the safety and protection of life, health, property and the environment.
(b) The department may, in accordance with rules adopted by the Environmental Quality Board, issue general permits on a regional or Statewide basis for any category of dam, water obstruction or encroachment if the department determines that the projects in such category are similar in nature, and can be adequately regulated utilizing standardized specifications and conditions.
(c) General permits shall specify such design, operating and monitoring conditions as are necessary to adequately protect life, health, property and the environment, under which such projects may be constructed and maintained without applying for and obtaining individual permits. The department may require the registration of any project constructed pursuant to a general permit.
(d) All general permits shall be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin at least 30 days prior to the effective date of the permit.

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1978, Nov. 26, P.L. 1375, No. 325, § 7, effective July 1, 1979. Amended 1979, Oct. 23, P.L. 204, No. 70, § 1, imd. effective.
32 P.S. § 693.7, PA ST 32 P.S. § 693.7
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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