Small Business Environmental Assistance

The Georgia Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP) is a non-regulatory program of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. SBEAP provides free environmental permitting and compliance assistance to help Georgia’s businesses comply with state and federal air quality requirements. SBEAP also helps make referrals for issues in water quality, solid and hazardous waste management, and other environmental areas. 

Types of Assistance

The Small Business Ombudsman assists in identifying and coordinating the technical assistance you need. Services include:

  • Determining what environmental permits are required for your business
  • Preparing environmental air permit applications
  • Helping you find the right environmental experts to answer your questions.

Permit Application Assistance

Download this pdf file.5 steps to Determine Whether Your Facility Needs an Air Permit

Sample applications, narratives and final permits by sector
Industry Sample Permit Application Sample Narrative Sample Final Permit
Boiler Download this pdf file.Sample Application Download this pdf file.Sample Narrative Sample Permit
Concrete Download this pdf file.Sample Application Sample Narrative Sample Permit
Cotton Gin Download this pdf file.Sample Application Sample Narrative Sample Permit
Painting Download this pdf file.Sample Application Sample Narrative Sample Permit
Peanut Shelling Download this pdf file.Sample Application Sample Narrative Sample Permit
Rock Crushing Download this pdf file.Sample Application Sample Narrative Sample Permit

Search for Air Quality Rules

Download this pdf file.Air Quality Rules in searchable form (unofficial publication).

To view the official version, visit http://rules.sos.ga.gov/gac/;  See “Chapter 391”  for Department of Natural Resources; see “Chapter 391-3”  for Environmental Protection; see “Chapter 391 -3-  1”  for Air Quality Contro1).

Fact Sheets and Other Resources

National Resources