NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
As used in this part:
(a) "Application period" means the period beginning when an application for a permit is received by the state and ending when the application is considered to be administratively complete under section 1305 and any applicable fee has been paid.
(b) "Department" means the department, agency, or officer authorized by this act to approve or deny an application for a particular permit.
(c) "Director" means the director of the state department authorized under this act to approve or deny an application for a particular permit or the director's designee.
(d) "Permit" means a permit or operating license required by any of the following sections or by rules promulgated thereunder, or, in the case of section 9112, by an ordinance adopted thereunder:
(i) Section 3104, floodplain alteration permit.
(ii) Section 3503, permit for use of water in mining iron ore.
(iii) Section 4105, sewerage system construction permit.
(iv) Section 6516, vehicle testing license.
(v) Section 6521, motor vehicle fleet testing permit.
(vi) Section 8310, restricted use pesticide dealer license.
(vii) Section 8310a, agricultural pesticide dealer license.
(viii) Section 8504, license to manufacture or distribute fertilizer.
(ix) Section 9112, local soil erosion and sedimentation control permit.
(x) Section 11509, solid waste disposal area construction permit.
(xi) Section 11512, solid waste disposal area operating license.
(xii) Section 11542, municipal solid waste incinerator ash landfill operating license amendment.
(xiii) Section 11702, septage waste servicing license or septage waste vehicle license.
(xiv) Section 11709, septage waste site permit.
(xv) Section 30104, inland lakes and streams project permit.
(xvi) Section 30304, state permit for dredging, filling, or other activity in wetland. Permit includes an authorization for a specific project to proceed under a general permit issued under section 30312.
(xvii) Section 31509, dam construction, repair, or removal permit.
(xviii) Section 32312, flood risk, high risk, or environmental area permit.
(xix) Section 32503, permit for dredging and filling bottomland.
(xx) Section 32603, permit for submerged log removal from Great Lakes bottomlands.
(xxi) Section 35304, department permit for critical dune area use.
(xxii) Section 36505, endangered species permit.
(xxiii) Section 41702, game bird hunting preserve license.
(xxiv) Section 42101, dog training area permit.
(xxv) Section 42501, fur dealer's license.
(xxvi) Section 42702, game dealer's license.
(xxvii) Section 44513, charter boat operating permit under reciprocal agreement.
(xxviii) Section 44516, boat livery operating permit.
(xxix) Section 45503, permit to take frogs for scientific use.
(xxx) Section 45902, game fish propagation license.
(xxxi) Section 45906, game fish import license.
(xxxii) Section 61525, oil or gas well drilling permit.
(xxxiii) Section 62509, brine, storage, or waste disposal well drilling or conversion permit or test well drilling permit.
(xxxiv) Section 63103a, ferrous mineral mining permit.
(xxxv) Section 63514 or 63525, surface coal mining and reclamation permit or revision of the permit, respectively.
(xxxvi) Section 63704, sand dune mining permit.
(xxxvii) Section 72108, use permits for Michigan trailway.
(xxxviii) Section 76109, sunken aircraft or watercraft abandoned property recovery permit.
(xxxix) Section 76504, Mackinac Island motor vehicle and land use permits.
(xxxx) Section 80159, buoy or beacon permit.
(e) "Processing deadline" means the last day of the processing period.
(f) "Processing period" means the following time period after the close of the application period, for the following permit, as applicable:
(i) Twenty days for a permit under section 61525 or 62509.
(ii) Thirty days for a permit under section 9112 or 44516.
(iii) Thirty days after the department consults with the underwater salvage and preserve committee created under section 76103, for a permit under section 76109.
(iv) Sixty days, for a permit under section 30104 for a minor project as established by rule under section 30105(7) or for a permit under section 32312.
(v) Sixty days or, if a hearing is held, 90 days for a permit under section 35304.
(vi) Sixty days or, if a hearing is held, 120 days for a permit under section 30104, other than a permit for a minor project as established by rule under section 30105(7), or for a permit under section 31509.
(vii) Ninety days for a permit under section 11512, a revision of a surface coal mining and reclamation permit under section 63525, or a permit under section 72108.
(viii) Ninety days or, if a hearing is held, 150 days for a permit under section 3104, 30304, or 32503 or an authorization for a specific project to proceed under a general permit issued under section 30312.
(ix) Ninety days after the close of the review or comment period under section 32604, or if a public hearing is held, 90 days after the date of the public hearing for a permit under section 32603.
(x) One hundred twenty days for a permit under section 11509, 11542, 63103a, 63514, or 63704.
(xi) One hundred fifty days for a permit under section 36505. However, if a site inspection or federal approval is required, the 150-day period is tolled pending completion of the inspection or receipt of the federal approval.
(xii) For any other permit, 150 days or, if a hearing is held, 90 days after the hearing, whichever is later.
History: Add. 2004, Act 325, Imd. Eff. Sept. 10, 2004
Am. 2004, Act 381, Imd. Eff. Oct. 12, 2004
Am. 2008, Act 18, Imd. Eff. Feb. 29, 2008
Am. 2009, Act 120, Eff. Nov. 6, 2009
Am. 2011, Act 214, Imd. Eff. Nov. 8, 2011
Am. 2011, Act 218, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 2011
Am. 2012, Act 247, Imd. Eff. July 2, 2012
Am. 2012, Act 249, Imd. Eff. July 2, 2012
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 120 of 2009 provides:"Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless both of the following requirements are met:"(a) $4,000,000.00 from the cleanup and redevelopment trust fund created in section 3e of 1976 IL 1, MCL 445.573e, and $4,000,000.00 from the community pollution prevention fund created in section 3f of 1976 IL 1, MCL 445.573f, is appropriated by the legislature to the environmental protection fund created in section 503a of the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.503a."(b) $2,000,000.00 is appropriated by the legislature from the environmental protection fund to support the program under part 303 of the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.30301 to 324.30329."In section 1301(d)(xix), the reference to "Section 32503" evidently should read "Section 32512."
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