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Construction Permitting Materials

Construction Permit Helpline


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This page contains the forms and other information for submitting construction permit applications. These applications are required by the Department of Natural Resources before constructing or modifying equipment or control equipment.

(There are a few types of very small sources that can be constructed without obtaining a permit. These are discussed on the EXEMPTIONS page).

If you have trouble downloading any of this material, you can receive copies of the application forms and other information by sending your name and address to Air Quality Bureau, Dept. of Natural Resources, 7900 Hickman Road, Suite 1, Windsor Heights, IA 50324. You can also call the Construction Permitting helpline toll free at 1-877-AIR-IOWA (1-877-247-4692).

Basic Application Forms and Guidance

E-File Via SPARS

Note that the applicant will have to supplement the SPARS submittal with the additional information and forms not yet incorporated in SPARS

EPA has proposed carbon pollution standards for new, existing, modified, and reconstructed power plants. For additional information, please visit our Stakeholder Involvement webpage.

Specific Application Forms & Guidance

The following information includes the concrete batch plant permit template as well as the Form GHG, and an example of how to fill out the equipment list form.

The Form GHG is required to be submitted with all projects. Please refer to the instructions on the back of Form GHG for detailed information on how to fill out the form.

Group 1 Registrations

Country grain elevators, country grain terminal elevators or grain terminal elevators are classified as Group 1 facilities in 567 IAC 22.10(455B) if the potential to emit of the facility is less than 15 tons of PM10 per year. Owners or operators of Group 1 grain elevators were required to submit a registration form by March 31, 2008 for existing equipment.

Permitting Requirements and Documents

Air Permitting Requirements