A Branch of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division

Significant Modifications

Procedures for Significant Modification with Construction

  1. Permit Amendment applications must be submitted to EPD via GEOS. The application must consist of at least the following completed sections:

    • A - GeneralInformation
    • B - Contact Information
    • C - J Any other sections that pertain to changes being made.
  2. Construction may begin upon the facility's receipt of the SIP Construction/proposed operating permit. The final approval letter must be received by the facility before commencing operation.
  3. The public has a 30-day public comment period.
  4. EPA has a 45-day review period which begins at the end of the public comment period.
  5. At the end of EPA's review period, a letter will be sent to the facility advising that the permit is final or, if necessary, a new permit will be issued.
  6. The application must include a description of the change, the emissions resulting from the change, and any new applicable requirements.
  7. The applicant may submit a "suggested permit."

https://geos.epd.georgia.gov/GA/GEOS/Public/GovEnt/Shared/Pages/Main/Login.aspx 


Procedures for Significant Modification without Construction

  1. Permit modification application 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.
  2. The public has a 30-day comment period.
  3.  EPA has a 45-day review period which begins at the end of the public comment period.
  4. The application must include a description of the change, the emissions resulting from the change, and any new applicable requirements.
  5. The applicant may submit a "suggested permit".

https://geos.epd.georgia.gov/GA/GEOS/Public/GovEnt/Shared/Pages/Main/Login.aspx 


Other Modifications