Composting converts organic solid waste into enriched organic soil. Compost production can be done on many levels, from the backyard bin to large commercial operations which produce composted material for sale.
We regulate commercial composting operations through the Notice of Construction (NOC) permit application process and registration program. The NOC is a pre-construction review by our agency engineers. These engineers can issue an Order of Approval for the operation that may contain site-specific conditions as a required part of the Approval.
The Registration program requires permitted operations to register with us annually, to assure the agency that they continue to comply with all applicable permit approval conditions.