Certain activities are exempt from the requirement to have an environmental permit.
In order to qualify for an exemption, your discharge or activity must meet certain criteria. If you cannot meet these criteria you will need to apply for a permit.
There is no fee for registration of an exempt activity.
There are three types of surface water and groundwater activities that are eligible for registration as exemptions:
Small discharges of domestic sewage effluent from septic tanks and package treatment plants:
Discharge to groundwater of small quantities of substances for scientific purposes:
Management of vegetation in or near inland freshwaters: