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List of General Permits for Construction and Demolition Waste


 
PERMIT # DESCRIPTION
WMGM011 (pdf) Beneficial use of processed construction waste to produce mulch as a soil additive and an aggregate in concrete or asphalt mixtures for construction purposes
WMGM014 (pdf) Beneficial use of roadway excavation waste as roadway construction material.
WMGM015 (pdf) Processing and beneficial use of wood and timber waste (i.e., tree stumps, limbs, clean wood, untreated and unpainted wood and pallets) and the leaf and yard waste as mulch and compost to compliment the mulch production.
WMGM016 (pdf) Processing and beneficial use of trees, tree stumps, limbs, clean pallets, untreated and unpainted scrap lumber, packing crates and brush.
WMGM019 (pdf) Processing and beneficial use of concrete, asphalt, hardwood timber as mulch and uncontaminated soil as construction material, and topsoil for commercial purposes.
WMGM022 (pdf)
  1. Processing and beneficial use of waste concrete, brick, aggregate previously used as sub-grade or sub-base material in roadway construction, shot rock, roof ballast, and waste asphalt to produce a roadway or parking lot construction material, and/or substitute for PennDOT approved aggregate; and
  2. Processing and beneficial use of timber waste (i.e., tree stumps, limbs, clean wood, untreated and unpainted lumber, shrubs, clean pallets, clean skids and packing crates), and leaf and yard waste (i.e., source segregated leaf and yard waste, grass clippings) to produce bedding material for livestock
WMGM023 (pdf) On site processing and beneficial use of gypsum board from new home construction as an on-site soil amendment.
WMGM024 (pdf) Processing and beneficial use of concrete and asphalt waste as: an aggregate, sub-grade or sub-base material for roadway construction; cold-mix or hot-mix construction material for compacted roadway applications covered with a pavement; or construction material for compacted roadway shoulder applications covered with a sealer.
WMGM025 (pdf) Onsite processing and beneficial use of unpainted and untreated wood waste, gypsum board, brick, block and concrete waste from new residential and commercial construction for use as (1) mulch for landscaping purposes, (2) soil erosion control, and/or (3) temporary walkway material at new residential home or commercial building construction sites or distributed to wholesale outlets.
WMGM027 (pdf)
Processing of:
  1. wood waste (clean and uncontaminated land clearing, grubbing and excavation waste, yard waste, and residual and municipal wood scrap) to produce mulch for landscaping purposes,
  2. leaf and yard waste, food processing residuals, and spent mushroom substrate (SMS) to produce compost,
  3. organic, non-organic residuals with a BTU value of at least 5000 BTU/lb for use as alternative fuels,
  4. compost, drinking water treatment plant sludge, waste gypsum, foundry sand and SMS with non-waste soils to produce topsoil for landscaping purposes, and
  5. clean, uncontaminated rock, stone, gravel, brick, block, concrete and used asphalt) for use as a construction material at the processing facility only.
WMGM038 (pdf)

Grinding, shredding, and screening of untreated and unpainted standard gypsum wallboard, commonly known as Type X, generated at residential home and commercial construction sites, or manufacturing facilities, and backing paper for beneficial use as: (i) a component of mushroom growing media, (ii) a soil additive material, (iii) a soil amendment, (iv) a component or ingredient in a manufacturing process, and (v) an animal bedding material.

WMGM039 (pdf)

The general permit is for the processing and beneficial use of post-consumer asphalt shingles (tear-offs) and pre-consumer asphalt shingles (i.e., imperfections, tabs, trimming scraps, etc., generated in the manufacturing of new asphalt shingles and damaged, unused shingles) as an ingredient in hot-mix and cold-mix asphalt paving material, a component of a sub-base material, as dust control on rural roads when applied with a binder, and as a component or ingredient in fuel used in cement or manufacturing or in the generation of electricity or steam. The processing is limited to transferring, screening, shredding, grinding, sorting and magnetic removal of ferrous metal.

WMGM043 (pdf)

Acceptance, transfer, and processing prior to beneficial use of construction and demolition waste materials as follows:

  1. Processing by sorting, screening, and/or shredding of unpainted and untreated natural wood waste prior to delivery to a permitted processing or recycling facility;
  2. Processing by sorting, screening, and/or crushing of stone, brick, block, and concrete prior to delivery to a permitted processing or recycling facility;
  3. Processing by sorting and screening prior to delivery to a permitted processing or recycling facility of cardboard, gypsum board, asphalt shingles, particle board, plastic, scrap metal, and glass.
  4. Sorting of construction and demolition waste is authorized using manual labor and heavy equipment for movement of materials.

WMGM044 (pdf)

Processing of unpainted and untreated wood waste; gypsum board; brick, block and concrete waste; various organic wastes; non-asbestos containing asphalt shingles; pallets; skids; saw dust; source segregated paper; cardboard and newspaper; plastic waste; scrap metal; unused structural sound building materials; and architectural elements. The processed waste materials are beneficial use as (a) mulch or wood chips for further processing off-site, (b) aggregate material in roadway construction, (c) soil conditioner or soil amendment, (d) alternative fuel, (e) animal bedding, or (f) distributed to wholesale outlets.

WMGM045 (pdf)

Processing and beneficial use activities performed by facilities that, at any one time, do not exceed (i) 5 acres and (ii) 6,000 cubic yards per acre of wastes as follows: 1. Processing by mixing or blending, screening and composting of (a) source separated food processing waste, (b) source separated pre-and-post consumer food wastes, (c) yard waste, (d) unpainted and untreated wood waste, (e) source segregated paper and cardboard, (f) land clearing and grubbing waste, and (g) agricultural waste on an active or abandoned mine site approved by the Department as part of a mine reclamation permit or project. 2. Beneficial use of the cured compost as (a) a soil additive, (b) a mulch for landscaping purposes, (c) a fertilizer in normal farming operations or mine reclamation activities, or (d) in the production of a manufactured topsoil .

WMGR090 (pdf)

Processing and beneficial use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) materials as roadway construction material.

WMGR096 (pdf) Beneficial use of regulated fill when moved offsite or received onsite in accordance with DEP Guidance Document 258-2182-773 (Management of Fill). Application for Regulated Fill General Permit 2540-PM-LRWM0403 (eLibrary)