A Branch of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division

Procedures for Minor Modification with Construction

  • Permit Amendment applications must be submitted to EPD via GEOS. The  application must consist of at least the following completed sections:
    • A - General Information
    • B - Contact Information
    • C -J  Any other sections that pertain to changes being made.
  • Construction and operation may begin upon the facility's receipt of the SIP Construction/proposed operating permit. 
  • EPA has a 45-day review period, but there is no public comment period. At the end of EPA's review period, a letter will be sent to the facility advising that the permit is final or a new permit will be issued. 
  • The application must include a description of the change, the emissions resulting from the change, and any new applicable requirements. 
  • The applicant may submit a "suggested permit."