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Permits and Licenses 

Forms, Instructions, Guidance, Factsheets, Permitting Overviews and more

Client Concierge Permit Assistance

Pre-Application Meetings:  To meet with DEEP staff concerning the department's regulatory requirements for your activity, please complete the Pre-Application Questionnaire. Your responses will help ensure that appropriate staff attend the meeting. 

For more detailed information on our permitting programs, refer to the Department’s User Guide to Environmental Permitting webpage. This page provides many fact sheets and concise information concerning all of DEEP’s permitting programs and other environmental fact sheets including Environmental Justice, Permitting Timeframes and Information for Solar Developers. 

Permit Application Submittal:  Applicants should submit permit applications by hard copy, with required fees as indicated on the relevant forms, to the Central Permit Processing Unit (CPPU). Certain types of permit applications may be submitted electronically through ezFile. An electronic copy to the Division to which the permit applies should also be submitted. The most up to date division and/or program emails can be found on our DEEP website or you can contact the division/program by phone to obtain submittal requirements.

The CPPU mail address is:
HARTFORD, CT 06106-5127
Additionally, please see our COVID-19 page which has detailed information about each Bureau's permit application submittal procedures (, including which permit applications may be submitted through our online services such as ezFile.

If you are having difficulty submitting your application, please contact

Post License Survey:  Help us improve our permitting process! After receiving your permit from the department, please complete a quick follow-up surveyof 7 questions! (Your permit # is required.)

Content Last Updated September 2020.