Definitions for "GENERAL PERMIT"
A permit that is developed for a specific activity. Applicants are granted coverage to operate within the guidelines and conditions of the General Permit.
An operating permit developed for a category of facilities with similar characteristics. Each qualifying facility within a specified geographic area would receive an identical general permit for each operating location. An example would be septage that is land applied.
a cost-effective alternative to regulation by individual permits because the technical requirements will provide equivalent environmental protection to those included in an individual permit
a pre-approved set of conditions, construction limits, dimensions and other criteria which apply to many common types of projects