This web page identifies all of DEPís general permits in one location, providing
a direct link to the Departmentís major general permit forms, instructions and
General Permits (GP)
Pennsylvania General Permit (PAG)
General Operating Permits (GOP) and
Each link will allow the user direct access to either the respective program
webpages, or to the main DEP Permits/Authorizations webpage, both of which provide
additional background information related to permitting.
The Department has expanded its use of general permits to authorize activities
under various environmental statutes. General permits streamline the permitting
of classes of facilities or activities that are sufficiently similar in design
or operation to warrant general requirements or conditions. Please see the links
below for direct access to the Department's General Permits.