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Chapter 640

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  640.016.  Permit restrictions by department of natural resources prohibited in absence of statutory authority — permit issuance procedures — denial of permit, basis to be detailed — approval of permit not to be altered for one year, when. — 1.  The department of natural resources shall not place in any permit any requirement, provision, stipulation, or any other restriction which is not prescribed or authorized by regulation or statute, unless the requirement, provision, stipulation, or other restriction is pursuant to the authority addressed in statute.

  2.  Prior to submitting a permit to public comment the department of natural resources shall deliver such permit to the permit applicant at the contact address on the permit application for final review.  In the interest of expediting permit issuance, permit applicants may waive the opportunity to review draft permits prior to public notice.  The permit applicant shall have ten days to review the permit for errors.  Upon receipt of the applicant's review of the permit, the department of natural resources shall correct the permit where nonsubstantive drafting errors exist.  The department of natural resources shall make such changes within ten days and submit the permit for public comment.  If the permit applicant is not provided the opportunity to review permits prior to submission for public comment, the permit applicant shall have the authority to correct drafting errors in their permits after they are issued without paying any fee for such changes or modifications.

  3.  In any matter where a permit is denied by the department of natural resources pursuant to authorities granted in this chapter and chapters 260, 278, 319, 444, 643, and 644, the hazardous waste management commission in chapter 260, the state soil and water districts commission in chapter 278, the Missouri mining commission in chapter 444, the safe drinking water commission in this chapter, the air conservation commission in chapter 643, and the clean water commission in chapter 644, such denial shall clearly state the basis for such denial.

  4.  Once a permit or action has been approved by the department, the department shall not revoke or change, without written permission from the permittee, the decision for a period of one year or unless the department determines that immediate action is necessary to protect human health, public welfare, or the environment.


(L. 2004 H.B. 980 § 640.018, A.L. 2014 S.B. 642)

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