Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Program

General Information


Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Permits are required for certain activities by U.S. EPA regulations at 40 CFR Part 412. In compliance with these regulations, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) requires that concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) seek coverage under the appropriate permit type.

User Instructions: We suggest users read the information provided below to determine if your activity requires a Nevada CAFO permit. If you are subject to the permitting requirements, please complete the application below to seek coverage under the Nevada CAFO program. After completing the form you will need to print this document and mail it, along with all other pertinent information, to NDEP at the address indicated.

Applies to:

Construction and operation of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) as defined under NRS 445A & NAC445A.

Filing Fee:

Please see BWPC Fee Page

Payable to:

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Water Pollution Control
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
901 South Stewart Street, Suite 4001
Carson City NV 89701-5249

Contact Info:

Bureau of Water Pollution Control
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
901 S. Stewart St., Ste 4001
Carson City NV 89701
Phone: 775.687.9418 - Fax: 775.687.4684

CAFO Online Permit Application:

In an effort to improve our service to the public, NDEP has developed an electronic process for submitting permit applications. By selecting WPC e-Permitting System, the applicant will be directed to the registration/sign-in page. Please register (sign-in) and complete the application on-line, print and sign the certification letter, then mail it to NDEP with the appropriate application fee(s).

If unable to submit application on-line, please contact the BWPC at (775) 687-9418 for assistance.

CAFO General Information Documents

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