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NHDES Permit Fee Increases

NHDES Permit Fee Increases

NHDES has announced the following permit fee increases effective November 1, 2019.

 

Bureau

Fee Type

Current Fees

New Fees
(effective November 1, 2019)

Alteration of Terrain

Plan Review Fee

$1,250 for first 100,000 square feet (SF) of disturbance; $500 for each additional 100,000 SF

$3,125 for first 100,000 SF; $1,250 for each additional 100,000 SF

Permit Amendment Fee

$250 plus $0.005 per square foot of disturbance

$500 plus $0.10/SF of disturbance

Shoreland

Permit-by-Notification

$100 plus $0.10/SF impact;
$100 for stormwater improvement projects;
Fee capped at $250 for geotechnical borings, test wells, drinking water wells or site remediation projects;
Projects solely funded by municipal, county, state, or federal entities are fee exempt

$200 for stormwater improvement projects; $400 for all other projects

Impact Permit

$100 plus $0.10/SF impact
Fees capped at $750 for <10,000 SF; $1,875 for 10,000 SF to <25,000 SF; $3,750 for ≥25,000 SF

$200 plus $0.20/SF impact

Wetlands

Utility Notification

$200 per town/year
Fee capped at $10,000 per year

$400 per town/year

Minimum Impact Permit, including Permit-by-Notification

$200

$400

Standard Dredge & Fill Permit (Shoreline Structures)

$200 plus $2/SF of permanent dock area or $1/SF of seasonal dock area
Repair/Reconstruction fee is $200

$400 plus $4/SF of permanent dock area or $2/SF of seasonal dock area
Repair/Reconstruction fee is $400

Standard Dredge & Fill Permit

$200 plus $0.20/SF impact;
minimum fee $200 for <1,000 SF impacts
NHDOT maximum fee is $10,000

$400 plus $0.40/SF impact;
minimum fee $400 for <600 SF impacts
NHDOT maximum fee is $30,000


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