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Individual Wastewater Discharge Permits

Industrial and Municipal Discharges

Discharger-specific Permit Information

Application Forms and Instructions

STREAMS application system is now available!

Access electronic versions of the below hard copy forms through your Ohio EPA eBusiness Center account and submit electronically. Benefits include a much easier form and streamlined experience with pre-populated form information, field validation to ensure a complete application, one-click submission with no hard copies to mail, both paper check and ePAY options, and fast and efficient Agency review/issuance. Visit DSW's Electronic Business Services website for more information, quick guides, and technical assistance contacts.


NPDES Individual application paper forms are still currently accepted through the mail, although beginning July 1, 2019 these forms will be required to be submitted electronically through the Ohio EPA eBusiness Center and STREAMS service. NPDES General Permit application forms have been required to be submitted electronically since 2016.

PLEASE NOTE : Consultants CANNOT PIN (i.e., electronically sign) applications on behalf of their clients. Consultants can COMPLETE and SAVE an application then DELEGATE it to their client to PIN and submit. This can be completed within minutes though -- see the one-page walkthrough guide to make this simple for the client.

Monitoring and Reporting



If you have questions about the individual NPDES Permit Program, see the NPDES Permit Program Contacts page.