Environmental Permit Handbook

Environmental Permitting Handbook  (Image of cover)

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The Environmental Permit Handbook contains details about most of the commonly required environmental permits in the state and has links to regulatory agencies statewide.  You can use the handbook online or download a copy for your files.

This searchable handbook includes state, federal, and local permits plus information about SEPA and NEPA processes.  ORA updates the online version regularly with the latest changes to regulatory laws and requirements.  The handbook is cross-referenced to ORA’s Project Questionnaire and Permit Schematics.

The ORA Environmental Permit Handbook

  • Provides in-depth information about environmental permits, approvals and licenses.

  • Details the “why” and “when” of each permit.

  • Has links to state and federal statutes authorizing each permit.

  • Explains the costs of each permit.