N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 17-0815
SPDES permits

  • additional terms and conditions

SPDES permits shall include the following provisions, terms, requirements and conditions;


that all discharges authorized by the permit shall be consistent with the provisions, terms, requirements and conditions of such permit.


that facility expansions, production increases or process modifications by the permittee which result in new or increased discharges of pollutants into the waters of the state shall be reported by the permittee by submission of a new SPDES application.


that the discharge of any pollutant not identified and authorized by such permit or the discharge of any pollutant more frequently than or at a level in excess of that permitted by such permit shall constitute a violation of the terms of the permit.


that, where the permit is for a publicly owned treatment works, notice shall be given the department of any new introduction into such works of pollutants or substantial changes in volume or character of pollutants.


that for discharges from publicly owned treatment works appropriate measures will be established by the permittee to insure compliance by industrial users with any system of user charges and recovery of construction costs required under the provisions of the Act.


that such permit may be modified, suspended or revoked where the department finds.


a violation of any term of the permit;


that the permit was obtained by misrepresentation or failure to disclose fully all relevant facts; or


a change in conditions or the existence of a condition which requires either a temporary or permanent reduction or elimination of the authorized discharge.


such other terms, provisions, requirements or conditions as may be necessary to meet the requirements of the Act.


recording, reporting, monitoring, and sampling requirements applicable under the Act.

Source: Section 17-0815 — SPDES permits; additional terms and conditions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/17-0815 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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