Statutory and regulatory permit requirements: Maryland Code Annotated, Environmental (Md. Code Ann., Envir.) 1-601 to 1-607, Md. Code Ann., Envir. 7-232 to 7-246, Md. Code Ann., Envir. 7-401 to 7-413, and regulations at Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.13.07
Permit processing rules: COMAR 26.13.07.20
Permit application process:
Permit required: COMAR 26.13.07.01
Permit-by-rule facilities: COMAR 26.13.05.01(A)(3)
Underground injection well prohibition: COMAR 26.13.05.19
Permit exemptions: COMAR 26.13.05.01(A)(3)
Limited permits: COMAR 26.13.07.22
Permit application: COMAR 26.13.07.02
Permit duration: COMAR 26.13.07.06
Permit application rules:
Certificate of public necessity: Md. Code Ann., Envir. 7-401 to 7-413 and COMAR 14.14.02.01 to 14.14.03.07
Major vs. minor permit modifications: COMAR 26.13.07.13-3, COMAR 26.13.07.20, and COMAR 26.13.07.11
Minor modifications: COMAR 26.13.07.13 to 26.13.07.13-3
Permit application fee: COMAR 26.13.07.21(A)(2)
Permit renewal fee: COMAR 26.13.07.21(A)(2)
Permit modification fee: COMAR 26.13.07.21(A)(2)
Annual permit fee: COMAR 26.13.07.21(B)
Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Land Management Administration Hazardous Waste Program
MDE Waste Management Administration Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Board
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Unlike the federal waste management rules, Maryland's rules refer to hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) as controlled hazardous substance (CHS) facilities. Maryland's permit requirements for CHS ...