Permits and Coordination

Permits and Coordination

Resource

Agency (ies)

(external link)

Permit Program (manual link)

Link to Law(s)

(external link)

Link to Regulations

(external link)

Permit Name

historic properties and archeological resources

FHWA

Section 4(f)

Section 4(f) of the US Department of Transportation Act - 23 USC 138

23 CFR 774

Section 4(f) approval

49 USC 303

VT Division for Historic Preservation

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

The National Historic Preservation Act - 16 USC 470

36 CFR 800

Section 106 clearance
endangered species

US Fish and Wildlife Service

US Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act of 1973 - 16 USC 1531

50 CFR 17

ESA clearance

VT Fish and Wildlife Department

Vermont Threatened and Endangered Species

Protection of Endangered Species - 10 VSA 123

10 VSA Appendix

VT Endangered Species clearance, or Endangered and Threatened Species Taking Permit
wildlife

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act

Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act - 16 USC 661

none

Coordination with USFW - no permit
prime farmland

USDA NRCS

Farmland Policy Protection Act

Farmland Policy Protection Act - 7 USC 73

7 CFR 658

Farmland Conversion Form

VT Natural Resource Board

VT Act 250

Vermont Act 250 - 10 VSA 151

VT Act 250 Rules

Act 250 Permit
air quality

US EPA

US Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act - 42 USC 85

40 CFR 50-51

Conformity determination

40 CFR 93

noise

FHWA

Noise Abatement

23 USC 1 et seq

23 CFR 772

NEPA document
hazardous materials

US EPA

VT Hazardous Waste Management Division

Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Program

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) - 42 USC 103

40 CFR 260 - 282

Hazmat clearance (for transportation projects)

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)- 42 USC 82

 
wetland impacts

VT ANR Water Quality Section

Vermont Wetland Permit

Wetlands Protection and Water Resource Management - 10 VSA 37

VT Wetland Rules

State wetland permit

Army Corps of Engineers

Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

Water Pollution Prevention and Control - aka Clean Water Act - 33 USC 1251

33 CFR 200-403

ACOE discharge permit

Federal sponsoring agency

Executive Order 11990

none

NEPA document

VT ANR Water Quality Section

Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Water Pollution Prevention and Control - aka Clean Water Act - 33 USC 1251

VT Water Quality Standards

401 Water Quality Certification
stream or river impacts

VT ANR Watershed Management Division

Vermont Stream Alteration Permit and Title 19

Regulation of Stream Flow - 10 VSA Chapter 41

Vermont Stream Alteration Rule

Stream Alteration permit

Army Corps of Engineers

Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

Water Pollution Prevention and Control - aka Clean Water Act - 33 USC 1251

40 CFR 260 - 282

ACOE discharge permit

Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act

Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act

33 CFR 322

33 CFR 650

VT ANR Water Quality Section

Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Water Pollution Prevention and Control - aka Clean Water Act - 33 USC 1251

VT Water Quality Standards

401 Water Quality Certification

US Forest Service

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Wild and Scenic Rivers - 16 USC 1271

36 CFR 297

Wild and Scenic Rivers Determination

United States Coast Guard

Section 9 of the Rivers and Harbors Act

Section 9 of the Rivers and Harbors Act - 33 USC 403

33 CFR 114-118

USCG Bridge Permit
lake or pond impacts

VT ANR Watershed Management Division

Vermont Shoreland Encroachment Permit

Management of Lakes and Ponds - 29 VSA Chapter 11

VT Rules Determining Mean High Water Levels

Shoreland Encroachment Permit

Army Corps of Engineers

Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

Water Pollution Prevention and Control - aka Clean Water Act - 33 USC 1251

40 CFR 260 - 282

ACOE discharge permit

VT ANR Water Quality Section

Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Water Pollution Prevention and Control - aka Clean Water Act - 33 USC 1251

VT Water Quality Standards

401 Water Quality Certification

United States Coast Guard

Section 9 of the Rivers and Harbors Act

Section 9 of the Rivers and Harbors Act - 33 USC 403

33 CFR 114-118

USCG Bridge Permit
stormwater

VT Stormwater Compliance Management Program

Stormwater Permitting: Vermont Stormwater Discharge Permit and National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit

Water Pollution Prevention and Control - aka Clean Water Act - 33 USC 1251

40 CFR 122

Stormwater permit

Water Pollution Control - 10 VSA 47

VT Stormwater Management Rule

VT Stormwater Management Rule for Impaired Waters

floodplain impacts

FEMA

Executive Order 11880

Executive Order 11880

none

NEPA document
parkland, wildlife refuges

National Park Service

Section 6(f) - Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

Land and Water Conservation Act - 16 USC 4601-4604

36 CFR 59

Section 6(f) approval

FHWA

 

Section 4(f) of the US Department of Transportation Act - 23 USC 138

23 CFR 774

Section 4(f) approval
 

49 USC 303