Procedure for Renewal of Consent to
Operate under Water Act, 1974 & Air Act, 1981.
1. Provision has been made for auto renewal of
CTO as per procedure / policy of the Board framed in this regard.
2.The industry/project proponent intending for
renewal of the CTO, covered under
Red, Orange and Green Categories listed in Annexure-I, Annexure-II
& Annexure-III respectively, shall apply
through the online portal of the HEPC i.e. http://investharyana.in alongwith the
documents as per check list given at Annexure-IX
and requisite consent fee as prescribed by the Board, which will
be deposited through online payment gateway of HEPC, as per
schedule available on the website of the Board i.e. www.hspcb.gov.in.
3.The industrial units/projects failing under
white Category as per Annexure-IV, are exempted from Consent Management
for obtaining CTO under Water Act, 1974 and Air Act, 1981 and
there is no necessity for obtaining the CTO by the industries
covered under white category and other units not covered under
Red, Orange and Green category and intimation to the Board in this
regard shall suffice.
4.No documents are allowed to be submitted
5.No documents are allowed to be submitted
5. The timelines and process for deciding the
application for extension/renewal of CTO will be same as
prescribed in procedure for grant of 1st CTO.
6. The validity of CTO will be 5 years in case of
Red category, 10 year in case of Orange category and 15 years in
case of Green Category of industries subject to deposition of
consent fee by the units for the said period depending upon the
category of the industries.
7. The consent to operate will be renewed only in
those cases where there is no change in the raw material, process,
product, increase in overall capital investment cost on land,
building, plant and machinery, production capacity and also in
pollution load of the unit and will remain the same as declared in
the original application for obtaining previous CTO.
8. The CTO will be renewed only for those units
which are complying the standards prescribed for discharge of
pollutants prescribed under EP Rules, 1986 and submitted all
required documents and prescribed consent fees.
9. If the industrial units / projects fails to
apply before 90 days of the expiry of previous consent and applies
60 days before the expiry of previous consent, the unit shall have
to pay additional consent fee @ 50% of the consent fee notified
under the Rules. Subsequently, if the unit fails to apply before
60 days of the expiry of previous consent and applies 30 days
before the expiry of previous consent, then the unit will have to
pay additional consent fee @ 100% of the consent fee applicable.
If the unit fails to apply 30 days before the expiry of the
previous consent, the unit will have to pay additional consent fee
@ 200% of the consent fee applicable. Thereafter, the Board will
take closure action under the provisions of Water Act, 1974/ Air
Act, 1981 against such units for not having the valid consent to
10. In, case the unit apply for renewal of CTO
after the date of expiry of consent period or after taking the
penal action as prescribed above then such applications will be
entertained only if such units deposit consent fees for the longer
period as per the policy of the Board depending upon the category
of the unit alongwith the additional fees @ 300% of the consent
fees prescribed for one year alongwith normal consent fees for
11. There will be no requirement of inspection of
industries at the time of renewal of CTO. However such units will
be required to submit the analysis reports of effluent, air
emissions and noise as applicable, from any of the recognized
laboratories showing the compliance of prescribed standards, with
self certification and undertaking for compliance of the relevant
provisions of Acts/Rules as applicable and adherence to the
12. The unit will be at liberty to get their
samples of effluent/air emissions/noise, analyzed from BoardÂs
laboratories, for the purpose of renewal of consent to operate. In
that case, the inspection will be carried out for the purpose of
this sampling by the authorized officer (s) of the Board only
after taking prior permission from the Competent Authority.