Notices of Activity and Use Limitation

A Notice of Activity and Use Limitation (NAUL) is a type of Environmental Use Restriction (EUR) that complies with the requirements of section 22a-133o of the Connecticut General Statutes, section 22a-133q of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, and the RSRs. Unlike an ELUR, a NAUL is a notice recorded on the municipal land records that does not create an easement on the parcel granted to the CommissionerThe purpose of a NAUL is to minimize the risk of human exposure to pollutants and hazards to the environment by (1) preventing the use of specified real property for certain purposes, or (2) prohibiting or requiring certain activities on such property.

EUR Fee Transmittal Form (February 2023) - Complete this form and submit to DEEP CPPU with the required fee.
  • Commissioner Approved NAUL - $5,000
  • LEP Approved NAUL - $1,500

NAUL Forms Prescribed by the Commissioner

EUR Submittal Form (December 2021) - documents the construction of an EUR from draft to recordation on the land records. The EUR Submittal Form houses the documents listed below, as applicable (see Instructions to Embed Documents).  The Electronic Transmittal Form is embedded as the first page of the EUR Submittal Form to allow it to be uploaded in Word.

The NAUL must be submitted in Word.  Upload to the Connecticut Secure File Transfer website per the instructions on Transmittal of Documents.

Affirmative LEP Statement for NAUL (March 2022)
Declaration of Notice of Activity and Use Limitation and Exhibit A: Parcel Description (Metes and Bounds) (September 2021)

Exhibit B: EUR Opinion Overview Certification (November 2021)
Exhibit B: EUR Opinion Overview (November 2021)

Exhibit B: EUR Opinions Exhibit B: EUR Supplemental Information (SI) - An EUR SI must be provided for each corresponding EUR Opinion listed above (as applicable).  Note: The SI are not recorded on the land records. EUR Factsheet (February 2022) - Unlocked template to describe the Environmental Use Restrictions to be:
  • conspicuously posted at the site and/or
  • in the possession of the maintenance/operation person
Table 1 - NAUL - Title Report: Review and Evaluation of Recorded Interests

Table 2 - Title Report: Survey Analysis and Preliminary Property Owner Affidavit Analysis (June 2022)

EUR Parcel Owner Affidavit (February 2022)

Attorney Statement of Compliance (February 2022)

Notice to Conflicting Interest Holder (August 2021)

Notice to Non-Conflicting Interest Holder (November 2021)

Interest Holder Agreement to Sign NAUL (August 2021)

Waiver of Sixty-Day Notice Period (August 2021)

NAUL Parcel Owner Statement (August 2021)

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Environmental Use Restrictions

Content last updated February 15, 2023