Project Review: Applications & Info for Docket Holders
Project Review Fee Information

Please download and complete the following form:

Application Fees (effective July 1, 2021)

Project Type  Application Fee  Fee Maximum
Water Allocation

$433 per million gallons/month of allocation1, not to exceed $16,2261

Fee is doubled for any portion to be exported from the basin.

Greater of: $16,2261
or Alternative Review Fee

Wastewater Discharge

Private projects: $1,0821

Public projects: $5411

Alternative Review Fee
Other

0.4% of project cost up to $10,000,000 plus 0.12% of project cost above
$10,000,000 (if applicable), not to exceed $81,1321

Greater of: $81,1321
or Alternative Review Fee

1Rates effective July 1, 2021, as published in the Federal Register Notice announcing the rate adjustments (pdf). 

Rates are subject to an annual, indexed inflation adjustment in accordance with the approved resolution (pdf).

Other Fees (effective July 1, 2021)

Proposed Action  Fee Fee Maximum

Emergency Approval Under 18 CFR 401.40

$5,000 Alternative Review Fee
Late Filed Renewal Surcharge $2,000 ---
Modification of a DRBC Approval

At Executive Director’s discretion, Docket Application
Fee for the appropriate project type.

Alternative Review Fee
Name Change

$1,0821

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Change of Ownership

$1,6231

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1Rates effective July 1, 2021, as published in the Federal Register Notice announcing the rate adjustments (pdf). 

Rates are subject to an annual, indexed inflation adjustment in accordance with the approved resolution (pdf).

See Also

Application Forms & Submittal Process

DRBC now offers an electronic process for submitting applications for new projects and renewals of previously approved projects under Sections 3.8 and 10.3 and Article 11 of the DRB Compact, or for inclusion of a project in the Commission's Comprehensive Plan.   

Applications

Please select the appropriate application form from among the following and use the submission process outlined below.    

For all "Other" project types, please contact the Project Review staff to learn what materials must be submitted.

Steps for Completing DRBC's Electronic Application Submission Process

  1. Download and complete the appropriate application form from among the hyperlinks above.

  2. Assemble the completed application form and attachments in one or more files.

  3. Go to applications.drbc.net and select "Create Account" to create a new account. Once you have established an account, return to applications.drbc.net and "Sign in" to your account.

  4. After you have signed in, upload the completed application and accompanying materials. You may add or remove files from your account as necessary. DRBC staff will be automatically notified that your materials have been submitted. 

  5. Payment of the Application Fee is required by a check payable to "Delaware River Basin Commission". Please follow the payment instructions on the Application Fee Form. The completed fee form and payment should be mailed together to:

Delaware River Basin Commission
PO Box 7360
25 Cosey Road
West Trenton, NJ 08628-0360

Request for Name Change or Transfer of Approval

Guidance Documents

The following guidance/policy documents have been developed to assist applicants

Standard Reporting Forms
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