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DGS Legal Alert | UPDATE: New Construction Stormwater Discharge Applications Will Now Be Accepted In March 2024

February 22, 2024

The Colorado Water Quality Control Division (the “Division”) has announced it will now accept new permit applications under the Stormwater Construction General Permit (COR400000) in March 2024, although the processing of such applications may be delayed. The Division previously communicated that it would not issue any new certifications in March 2024, to give staff time to process renewal applications and prepare for renewal of the COR400000 general permit on April 1, 2024. In response to concerns from owners and operators, the Division will now accept new permit applications in March 2024. The Division is still encouraging applicants to file their new permit applications before March 1 or after April 1, 2024, to minimize any delays.

Should you have any questions about the content of this Legal Alert, please contact Chris Lane or Ann Stehling. If you have specific timing concerns regarding the permit for your project, contact the Permits unit of the Division at (303) 692-3517 or