GEOS Training and Technical Assistance

In December 2014, EPD introduced GEOS, the Georgia EPD Online System, a web-based portal for Georgia’s regulated community to submit permit applications, reports, and fee payments. New submittals will be added over time. Currently the following programs are included in the online system:

  • Asbestos
  • Industrial Stormwater
  • Tire Carriers
  • Brownfield
  • Land Treatment Systems
  • Tire Fee Reports
  • Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
  • Lead-Based Paint
  • Title V
  • Construction Stormwater
  • NPDES Wastewater (Municipal and Industrial)
  • Underground Injection Control
  • Hazardous Substance Reporting Fees
  • Scrap Tire Generators, Processors, & Sorters
  • Underground Storage Tank Program
  • Hazardous Waste Management Fees
  • Scrap Tire Quarterly Reports
  • Used Tire Dealers
  • Industrial Pretreatment
  • Solid Waste Management Program
  • Voluntary Remediation Program

Schedule for Required GEOS Submittals

Branch Program/Unit Submittal Type GEOS Date Comments
Air Protection All All permit applications Aug 1, 2015  
Land Protection Lead-Based Paint (LBP) & Asbestos Program
  • Asbestos Project Notification for Abatement, Blanket, Completion, Courtesy, and Demolition
  • Asbestos Contractor License Initial and Renewal, Name and Address Changes, and Agent Changes
  • Lead Abatement Project Notice to Proceed and Completion
  • LBP Firm and Discipline Certification
  • LBP Renovation Firm and Renovator Certification
Jul 1, 2018

More information: https://epd.georgia.gov/land-protection-branch/lead-based-paint or https://epd.georgia.gov/about-us/land-protection-branch/asbestos

 

Questions? Call 404-363-7026

  Solid Waste Management Program

Solid waste permit applications for:

  • Landfills
  • Compost Operations
  • Material Recovery Facilities
Sep 1, 2019 Permit applications and reports are accepted through GEOS
  Tire Management Unit
  • Tire Fee Reports
  • Quarterly Reports (tire carriers, scrap tire sorters and processors)
Jul 1, 2018 Questions? Email epd.tire@dnr.ga.gov
  Trust Fund Unit Hazardous Waste Management and Hazardous Substance Reporting Fees Jan 1, 2020 Submit payments online through GEOS via ACH or mail a check. See Section 7.0 of the HWM/HSR Fee Guidelines
  Underground Storage Tank Program
  • Annual Tank Registration (ATR)
  • Environmental Assurance Fees (EAF)
Sep 1, 2017

ATR step-by-step instructions. Data entry questions? Email epd.atr@dnr.ga.gov.

EAF step-by-step instructions

Watershed Protection Erosion and Sedimentation Unit and District Offices Construction Stormwater Notice of Intent (NOI), Notice of Termination (NOT), and Sampling Reports Oct 1, 2017 See step-by-step instructions
  Industrial Stormwater Unit Industrial General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Notices of Intent (NOI) or No Exposure Exclusion (NEE)  Jun 30, 2017 Problems or questions? Contact EPD Stormwater
  Industrial Wastewater Permitting Unit

Applications for:

  • Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
  • Industrial Pretreatment
  • Land Treatment Systems
  • NPDES
  • Underground Injection Control
Oct 1, 2018  
  Municipal Wastewater Permitting Unit NPDES Municipal Wastewater Applications Jan 1, 2016  

 

All other submittal types in GEOS are optional at this time; however, you are encouraged to use GEOS to take advantage of its many benefits that will help streamline the permitting and reporting processes, including:

  • Improved program effectiveness and efficiency
  • Reduced workload for managing data
  • Reduced printing and mailing costs
  • Ability of permittees to electronically track permit status

GEOS Training

Contact

If you have any questions about GEOS, please contact us.

Related Links

Test/Training GEOS Site

Live GEOS Site

Solid Waste FIS IDs