A Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

NPDES Construction Storm Water General Permits

EPD Public Hearing and Meeting: Watershed Protection Branch Discussion of General Construction Permits GAR100001, GAR100002, and GAR100003

December 15, 2017 - The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has prepared draft permits for the reissuance of General NPDES Permits Nos. GAR100001, GAR100002 and GAR100003 authorizing stormwater discharges from construction activities to the waters of the State of Georgia.  These NPDES permits were last reissued on September 24, 2013, and will expire on July 31, 2018. 

The factsheet, draft permits, public notice and response to stakeholder comments are available for review:

CGP Factsheet – December 15, 2017

GAR100001 Stand Alone Draft Permit – December 15, 2017

GAR100002 Infrastructure Draft Permit – December 15, 2017

GAR100003 Common Development Draft Permit – December 15, 2017

CGP Public Notice – December 15, 2017

Response to Stakeholder Comments – December 15, 2017

Comment Period

Persons wishing to comment on the proposed permits are invited to submit their comments to the EPD by close of business on February 1, 2018.  All comments received before or on that date will be considered in the formulation of final determinations for this permit.  Comments may be e-mailed to EPDcomments@dnr.ga.gov.  Please be sure to include the words “Draft NPDES Permits GAR100001, GAR100002, and GAR100003” in the subject line to ensure that your comments will be forwarded to the correct staff.

Public Meeting and Hearing

A public meeting has been scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 31, 2018, at EPD’s Training Room at 4244 International Parkway, Suite 114, Atlanta, Georgia 30354.  A public hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the same location, following the public meeting.  The purpose of the public hearing will be to present and receive formal comments on the proposed permits for the official record. 

For additional information contact: Michael Berry, Unit Manager, Erosion and Sedimentation Unit, NonPoint Source Program, at 404-651-8554. 

Please bring this to the attention of persons who may be interested in the matter.


The NPDES General Permits No. GAR100001, No. GAR100002 and No. GAR100003 for storm water discharges associated with construction activity have an effective date of September 24, 2013.

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Updated: September 5, 2013