Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-40-05-.01 - GENERAL

(1) Purpose

A permit is designed to allow the holder thereof to conduct activities listed in T.C.A. § 69-3108 only after strict compliance with conditions and applicable effluent limitations. T.C.A. § 69-3-108 explicitly states when a permit is required, and what activities shall be unlawful without a permit. This chapter governs individual National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits only.

(2) Electronic Reporting

This chapter requires the submission of forms developed by the Commissioner in order for a person to comply with certain requirements, including, but not limited to, making reports, submitting monitoring results, and applying for permits. The Commissioner may make these forms available electronically and, if submitted electronically, then that electronic submission shall comply with the requirements of Chapter 0400-01-40.

Electronic submission is required when available unless waived by the Commissioner in accordance with 40 C.F.R. § 127.15 (2021).


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-40-05-.01
Original rule filed November 20, 2013; effective February 18, 2014. Amendments filed February 14, 2022; effective 5/15/2022.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-201, et seq. and 69-3-101, et seq.

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