Mining Program Forms The downloads below include forms checklists, notices and guidelines for the mining program. Permit process flowchart (PDF only) Mining permit application (PDF): The Mining Application form has been reformatted – please use this version. As of September 1, 2021, only the new format will be accepted. Mining release (MS Word, PDF) Assignment of Savings Account (MS Word, PDF) Irrevocable Standby Letter of Credit (MS Word, PDF) Surety Bond (MSWord, PDF) Annual reclamation report for 2020 (MS Word, PDF) Parts of the Annual Reclamation Report are now shaded. This is information that we are planning to request in the future. If you would like to supply this information at this time, it would be useful, but it is not required. Checklists Full release (MS Word, PDF) Partial release (MS Word, PDF) Modification (PDF) Transfer (PDF) Guidelines Reclamation bond guidelines (MS Word, PDF) NC Surface Mining Manual (PDF) Some rules, policies and statutes have changed since publication of this manual, and some items in it may no longer apply and/or will be amended in the future.