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Title: Wastewater -SDS Pretreatment General Permit (MNP)
Alternate Title: State Disposal System Pretreatment General Permit
Description: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Subject: Water Quality
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:17:04 PM
Modification Date: 9/6/2019 3:50:06 PM
Agency Name: Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6300
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address:
520 Lafayette Rd. N.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Audience: Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

Includes effluent limitations and other monitoring requirements.

Reporting and record keeping requirements.

Permit covers metal finishing pre-treatment dischargers. 

A permittee with an existing permit must submit an application for reissuance within 180 days of the permit expiration date in order for coverage to continue beyond the expiration date in case the permit is not reissued prior to expiration. 

Rules: 7001.0210

Statutes: 116.07


Permit Application Checklist for Industrial Wastewater

Transmittal Form

Industrial Pretreatment Discharge to a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility Application

Application forms are available at NPDES and SDS permits and General permits for wastewater


Application fee - $1,240

Annual fee - $345

Wastewater permit fees

Period of Issuance:

A general permit last for a specific five years. An individual's length of permit depends on when, during the five years, the permit is issued.

Length of Determination: As of July 1, 2011, the MPCA is required to determine if an application is complete within 30 days of receipt. If an application is determined to be incomplete, the permittee will be notified of deficiencies and how they can be remedied. If a permittee does not receive notification of application completeness within 30 business days, the application is automatically deemed complete. It is recommended that applications be submitted 180 days prior to when the permit is needed. A Notice of Coverage for the general permit does not require a 30 day public notice. The MPCA has a statutory goal of permit issuance within 150 days of receipt of permit application.
Other Info:
Activity: Water Quality
License Detail URL:

NPDES and SDS permits

Wastewater permits


Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

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