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DEP Launches Online Land Use Permit Application System

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection unveiled a new system today that will allow applicants to submit land use permits online.

The first iteration of the system, referred to as “E-Submissions” will be incorporated into DEP’s existing permit portal. Enhancements to DEP’s Data Miner are planned for later in the year. While applicants will be able to submit by either paper mail or online for now, the DEP’s eventual plan – pending formal rulemaking – is to make online applications mandatory in 2020.

Applicants can file all major land use permits on the new system, including individual and general permits for Flood Hazard Area, Freshwater Wetlands, Coastal Zone Management, and Waterfront Development, as well as permits for the Meadowlands District, Water Quality Certificates and Flood Hazard Verifications. The system is based on a series of queries and if need be users will be able to stop and save their work to complete their application at a later time.

More information on the system and how to file applications electronically.

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