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NJPDES Rules N.J.A.C. 7:14A
The New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) Rules have been formatted into separate documents by subject area. Each subject area is followed by a download link to an Adobe Acrobat document.

The Department is not responsible for errors, omissions, or differences between this version and the official published version found in the New Jersey Register.

Index of NJPDES Rules (pdf, 107 K)

Chapter # Subchapters Pertaining to All Discharges
1. Abbreviations, Acronyms, And Definitions
2. General Program Requirements
3. Determination of Permit Fees
4. Permit Application Requirements
6. Conditions Applicable to All NJPDES Permits
15. Procedures for Decision Making - NJPDES Permit Processing Requirements
16. Transfer, Modification, Revocation and Reissuance, Renewal, Suspension, and Revocation of Existing Permits
17. Procedures for Decision Making - Adjudicatory Hearings and Stays of Permit Conditions
18. Public Access to Information and Requirements for Determination of Confidentiality
Chapter # Subchapters Pertaining to DSWs and Indirect Dischargers
11. Procedures And Conditions Applicable To NJPDES-DSW Permits
12. Effluent Standards Applicable to Direct Discharges to Surface Water and Indirect Discharges to Domestic Treatment Works
13. Effluent Limitations for DSW Permits
14. Monitoring Frequency Requirements Applicable to DSW and SIU Permits
19. Pretreatment Program Requirements for Local Agencies
21. Requirements for Indirect Users
Chapter # Subchapters Pertaining to Ground Water
7. Requirements for Discharges to Ground Water (DGW)
8. Additional Requirements for Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program
9. Ground Water Monitoring Requirements for Sanitary Landfills
10. Ground Water Monitoring Requirements for Hazardous Waste Facilities
Chapter # Subchapter Pertaining to Use or Disposal of Residual
20. Standards For the Use Or Disposal of Residual
Chapter # Subchapters Pertaining to Treatment Works Approvals, Sewer Bans, and Sewer Ban Exemptions
22. Treatment Works Approvals, Sewer Bans, Sewer Ban Exemptions
23. Technical Requirements For Treatment Works Approval Applications
Chapter # Subchapters Pertaining to Stormwater
24. Additional Requirements for Certain Stormwater Discharges
25. Municipal Stormwater Regulation Program


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