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e-Guide: Environmental Permitting & Approval Processes
Overview - Permit Coordination & Application Processes

ODOT Permitting Guidance
ODOT Environmental Permitting: NEPA Chapter (Vol. 2)
ODOT environmental permitting falls into five major categories—discussed in detail in the Permitting Chapter of ODOT’s NEPA Guidance in the above link as listed below:
  • Discipline Specific (frequently needed)
  • Removal/Fill (frequently needed)
  • General (less frequently needed)
  • Permitting References and Information Sources(contains links to external sites for guidance, rules, and how-to prepare permits information)
 
Emergencies
(unexpected or unplanned events)
 
 

Permits by Jurisdiction

Federal Permits & Approval Programs
USACE Permitting Website
  • Section 404 Permit (Discharge of Dredge and Fill Material)
  • Section 10 Permit (Work in Navigable Waters)
  • Section 9 Permit (Bridge Work in Navigable Waters)
 
National Historic Preservation Act & Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) Permits (and more)
 
ACHP Guidance (Section 106 Compliance)
 
FHWA & SAFETEA-LU Approvals
 
FHWA Section 4(f) Evaluation & Approval Process
Section 4(f) Policy Resource
 
NPS Section 6(f) Approval (Impact on Outdoor Recreation Property)
LWCF Manual for Section 6(f)
Conversion Requirements (36 CFR 59.3)
Section 6(f) Conversion Process Procedures
 
EPA—Endangered Species Act Permits
  • Section 4(d) Maintenance Activities Affecting Endangered Species
  • Section 7 Consultation (Activities Affecting Endangered Species)
 
EPA—NPDES Permits
  • NPDES Construction Stormwater Permit (General and Individual)
  • NPDES Municipal Stormwater Permit (General)NPDES Sand and Gravel Permit (General and Individual)
  • NPDES Industrial Stormwater Permit (Individual)
 
Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Review
 
State Permits
DSL Removal-Fill Joint Permitting Information (includes Coastal Zone Management Consistency Certification)
DSL Easement over Public Land
DSL Waterway Leasing Permits (docks, piered structures, etc.)
DEQ Section 401 Water Quality Certification
Oregon Scenic Waterways Notification Process
Archaeological Excavation and Removal Permit (SHPO)
Transportation Conformity Process (Air Quality)
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) Fish Permits
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) Wildlife Permits
Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) Guidelines
 
Local Permits
Lane County Emissions Permits (Air Quality)
Lane County Indirect Sources (Construction) Permit
 
Tribal Permits
ODOT Archaeology Manual (Chapter 3—Tribal Coordination)
 
 

ODOT Permitting Document and Process Examples

ODOT Removal-Fill Permitting Program
Permit examples on ODOT Geo-Environmental share drive, by discipline
Examples of wetland delineation reports and other materials for Wetlands permitting
Tracking Environmental Commitments(under construction) 
 

Contacts - Environmental Permitting

FOR STATEWIDE PROCEDURAL GUIDANCE
 
*Contact the staff listed below within the appropriate Section: 
 
      *Statewide Permits Program Coordinator
      *Statewide NEPA Program Coordinator
      *Geo-Environmental Section Manager
 
Geo-Environmental Section  (Salem)  503-986-4200

GeoEnvironmental Homepage
 
FOR REGION PROJECT DELIVERY GUIDANCE  
 
*Contact the staff listed below within the appropriate Region:
 
      *Region Permits Coordinator
      *Region Environmental Coordinator (REC)
      *Region NEPA Project Manager (EPM)
 
Portland
Salem 
Roseburg
Bend
La Grande
503-731-8200
503-986-2600
541-774-6299
541-388-6032
541-963-3177


 
FOR LOCAL AGENCY PROJECT GUIDANCE  
Local Agency Liaisons & Program Coordinators (includes all Region LALs)
 
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