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Existing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Under General Permit TXG920000

Steps to qualify and apply to renew an existing CAFO, request a change of ownership, or terminate coverage under this water quality general permit.

Existing CAFO – Renewal

To renew your coverage under an existing CAFO General Permit, follow these steps:

  1. Read general permit TXG920000Adobe Acrobat PDF Document to make sure it applies to your situation.

  2. Prepare a Pollution Prevention Plan. See Part III of the permit.

  3. Submit to the TCEQ:

if the NOI is submitted electronically, provisional authorization to discharge under this general permit begins immediately following confirmation of receipt of the NOI by the TCEQ. If the application is submitted on the paper application form, provisional authorization to discharge beings 48 hours after your completed NOI is postmarked for delivery to us.

TCEQ staff will review your application and notify you if your coverage is denied; Or mail you a confirmation if your coverage is approved.

Existing CAFO – Change in Ownership (Notice of Termination and Notice of Intent (NOI)

PREVIOUS OWNER? Submit to the TCEQ: a Notice of Termination (NOT) Microsoft Word Document through the online e-permitting system or using the paper application form TCEQ-20343Microsoft Word Document

NEW OWNER? Submit to the TCEQ via mail:

After the Application Has Been Submitted

TCEQ staff will review your application and if your coverage is denied, we will notify you. If coverage is approved, we will send you a confirmation that assigns you an authorization number.

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