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Boatyard General Permit

New Register for a free webinar: Copper Boat Paint - Green Chemistry BasicsMarch 2, 2015 from 11am - 12 pm PT. This webinar will provide a brief overview of green chemistry basics, alternatives assessments, and the history of regulations on antifouling boat paint. Learn about the scope of existing alternatives, emerging technologies, and products evaluated. The webinar will be useful to boaters, boatyard personnel, paint manufacturers, suppliers, and anyone interested in learning more about the current state of alternatives to copper-based antifouling paint and what can be done to reduce the amount of copper entering bodies of water.

Ecology issued the Boatyard General Permit

Tier II Antidegradation Plan - Ecology accepted written comments on the Boatyard Tier II Antidegradation Analysis Plan for the Boatyard General Permit from November 17, 2010, through December 17, 2010.  Comments and responses are included in the Response to Comments above.

Ecology conducted an Economic Impact Analysis to determine small business impacts and also to determine the economic feasibility of various stormwater treatment options.  Ecology received Public Comments on the Economic Impact Analysis.  

Previous Permit (effective 1/19/08-6/1/11)
Fact Sheet Addendum

  • Contact Us - Contact your regional boatyard permit contact.   
  • Permit & Application - The current permit and associated documents.  Download a permit application.
  • Guidance Documents - SWPPP, sampling, vacuum grinders, engineering reports, and more information. 
  • More Information -  Activities that require a permit, Ecology's Boatyard Study, Settlement Agreement.
  • Historical Information - Economic report, workshop presentations. 

New Register for a free webinar - Copper Boat Paint: Green Chemistry Basics

Boatyard General Permit (effective 06/01/11)

Boatyards Currently Permitted (03/9/11)

Permit Application for Coverage

Public Notice Template

Change Request Form

Clean, Green Boating

Electronic Reporting/