NPDES General Permits General NPDES wastewater permits currently exist for the following activities: Non-contact cooling water discharges; Petroleum-based groundwater remediation; Sand dredging; Seafood packaging; and Domestic discharges from single-family residences. Pesticides Conjunctive Water Uses List of General Permits To obtain a Certificate of Coverage under a general permit, a Notice of Intent (permit application) should be submitted to the NPDES Unit. Links to the appropriate NPDES General permit applications are listed below. Click on the green button to access application forms and the technical bulletin which explains each permit's requirements in more detail. Please read the technical bulletin before submitting your application. After completing your application, please submit 1 original and 2 copies of your application package to the following mailing address: Division of Water Resources Water Quality Permitting Section - NPDES 1617 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1617 By applying for your permit renewal in a timely manner, which includes either the payment of all annual fees OR submission of a renewal form, your CoC is automatically extended. NPDES wastewater CoCs are eligible for automatic renewal only if all annual fees are paid. Permit # Description New Applications Renewal Applications Technical Bulletins NCG500000 Non-contact cooling water, boiler blowdown, cooling tower, condensate, hydroelectric dams Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form NCG500000 NCG510000 Groundwater Remediation (petroleum) Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form NCG510000 NCG520000 Sand Dredging Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form NCG520000 NCG530000 Fish & Seafood Packing/Rinsing/Fish Farms Frequently Asked Questions for the NCG530000 Permit Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form NCG530000 NCG550000 Single Family Residence Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form NCG550000 NCG560000 PesticidesPesticide Discharge Management Plan Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form Word - Fillable FormPDF - Printable Form NCG560000 NCG580000 Re-use From Conjunctive Use Reclaim Water Systems Word - Fillable Form PDF - Printable Form Word - Fillable Form PDF - Printable Form NCG580000 NCG590000 Water Treatment Plant Dischargers - Backwash Wastewater from Green Sand & Conventional Systems (see more guidance below) EPA Form 1, plus EPA From 2C: Tables A and C, and Table B (if believed to be present) NCG590000 Guidance for the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) General Permit (NCG590000) To be considered for coverage under NCG590000 general permit, please include the following information along with EPA Form 1 and 2C: A Cover Letter should be included with the application stating you have reviewed the conditions set forth in the NCG590000 general permit and would like to be considered for coverage. Please also state you understand that upon issuance of a general permit, the individual NPDES permit for your facility will be rescinded. If this is a Conventional WTP, Whole Effluent Toxicity tests shall be performed annually and comply with a "Pass" permit limitation. NCG590000 requires all WTPs to comply with a turbidity effluent limitation. Fees: Please submit a $100.00 application fee (check made payable to NCDENR) for NEW Greensand WTPs that do not discharge to HQW or ORW waters. No fee is required for Greensand and Conventional WTPs seeking individual permit renewal and requesting to be considered for the general permit.