Construction Stormwater

Due to the circumstances surrounding the state’s response to the COVID-19 situation and for your convenience and safety, EPD is temporarily accepting electronic applications. You can submit electronic applications for general permit coverages here.

Large Construction (5 acres and greater)

General Permit
General Permit

Forms For Coverage
Recoverage Form
Notice of Intent
Major Modification Form

Supplemental Forms
Name Change / Transfer Form
Prime Contractor Certification
Request for Termination Form
Site Inspection and Certification Form
Inspection Suspension Form
Residential Lot Coverage Form
Employee Training Log
Coastal Wastewater Info Sheet (required for Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, and Stone Counties)

Guidance Documents
SWPPP Guidance Manual
Field Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control
Erosion Control, Sediment Control and Stormwater Management on Construction Sites and Urban Areas (Volume One)
Erosion Control, Sediment Control and Stormwater Management on Construction Sites and Urban Areas (Volume Two)
Erosion Control, Sediment Control and Stormwater Management on Construction Sites and Urban Areas (Volume Three)
EPA’s Construction Stormwater Resources and Tools

Small Construction (1 to less than 5 acres)

General Permit (includes Forms Package)
SWPPP Guidance Manual
Field Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control
Owner/Operator/Contractor Memo
EPA’s Construction Stormwater Resources and Tools

Instruction for Printing Certificate of Coverage

Coverage recipients should access and print their Certificate of Coverage from the MDEQ website by following the steps listed below

  1. Access enSearch Online at https://opc.deq.state.ms.us/search_ai_alt.aspx and input the appropriate nine-digit coverage number (MSR10_ _ _ _) in the Permit Number query box. The project’s unique coverage number can be found in the subject heading of this letter. Click on the “Search” button.
  2. The regulated entity corresponding with the entered coverage number will be displayed in the table under “Results:” click on the AI ID Number in the far left column to access the facility information page, which contains online documents, re-coverage status, and specific MDEQ contacts.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and locate the table entitled, “Current Status of General Permit Applications.” If this table has a status description of “Coverage Issued” then the “Permit Document” should be the new Certificate of Coverage.
  4. Scroll up one table to locate, “Active Coverages Available Online”.
  5. Locate the project’s coverage number and left-click on the file icon under the “Permit Document” column to open and print the Certificate of Permit Coverage. Please check the lower left corner of the certificate to confirm that the expiration date reads, January 31, 2027.