Grant of Consent under
Water Act 1974 and Air Act 1981
· After first trial
consent, the new units are required to obtain consent
to operate and old units are required to obtain renewal
of consent within the expiry period of all consents.
· All the units seeking
regular consent to operate or renewal of consent are
required to submit the Composite
Application Form along with balance sheet duly certified
by the C.A (without depreciation value), affidavit of
no change of process & consent
fee and sample testing fee
etc along with checklist of documents & cess return
to the concerned RO. or H.O. as instructed.
Extension of Consent Period:-
The Board from the year 2000 , with a view to help the
industry has announced a scheme of extension of consent
for further period for those units which had abide by
Environment laws in previous years both under Water
and Air Acts and also applied for extension of consent
on or before announced date. The consent for the subsequent
year would automatically be extended in all such cases
on submission of simple application along with required
consent sample testing fees.
In case of extension cases
the sampling would be done after or before the grant
Units applying for consent after prescribed date will
be required to deposit charges of three times samples
in addition to action under the Water & Air Act.
All units working without
taking NOC or applying for consent are liable for action
under Water and Air Act without any notice.
· Total period of grant of consent ( including
the extension period ) has been given as under:
Sr.No Category Period of Consent UpTo
1 Stone Crushers & Hot Mix Plants 1 Year
2 17 categories of large & medium 2 Years . SSI
3 19 categories of large & medium 5 Years . &
4 Other Large & Medium Units & Additional 5
Polluting Industries .
5 Industries having no trade effluent or air , 10 Years
6 Brick Kilns 10 Years
· The Unit is required
to deposit Consent fee and Testing Fee for the period
· The Unit shall apply
for Consent to the concerned RO by the date as given
by the Head Office or one month before the expiry of
· There will be no
need to submit the analysis for small boilers having
capacity up to 2 tones/hour of steam generated where
LDO/HSD is used as fuel provided the unit has minimum
stack height of 9 meters.
· The Ambient Air
Quality report is required only in case of Large &
Medium units of 17 categories of industries or where
the specific complaint is received.
· Units using water
for cooling need not submit test report.
· In case there is
25% or more increase in trade effluent discharge quantity
as compared to previous year, the unit is required to
deposit fees as a fresh consent case.
· In case the industry
is found non complying even after grant of consent the
Board shall be at liberty to revoke/withdraw the consent
to operate already issued & to take legal action
under the provisions of the Water (Prevention &
Control of Pollution) Act 1974, Air (Prevention &
Control of Pollution) Act 1981 or Environment Protection
act 1986 as considered appropriate.
· In case the Board refuse Consent under Water
and Air Act, then the industry is at liberty to file
appeal before the prescribed authority on the prescribed
form along with Appeal fee.
· The following is
the CHECK LIST for consent application.
1 Name of the Unit ______________________________________________
2 Composite Application Form
|| Yes No
3 Index Site Plan || Yes
4 Detailed layout of differences
processes showing . position of stacks/points of waste
discharge. || Yes No
5 Certified copy of balance
sheet || Yes No
6 Process flow chart || Yes
7 Latest analysis report/
testing fee || Yes No
8 Detail of ETP/APCM existing
& proposed || Yes No
9 Proof of Authorized signatory
|| Yes No
10 Consent fee Rs. DDNo Date
|| Yes No
11 Affidavit for no change
in process for no trade || Yes No . effluent/ no air
12 Sanction letter of sewer
connection to be submitted . in specific cases where
the complaints or objections . raised by concerned department
or the public. || Yes No
13 Sanction letter from the
irrigation Deptt. for discharging effluent in Drain/river/water
body (17 & 19 categories of industries discharging
there effluent Directly./indirectly into water bodies/canals/rivers)
|| Yes No NA
14 Memorandum of Article/
partnership deed of the firm. || Yes No
1 All documents required
in duplicate duly tagged in separate file cover
2 Incomplete application will not be accepted.
3 Bank Drafts drawn in favour of Haryana State Pollution
Control Board . Payable at Panchkula.
4 All the papers must be duly signed by authorized signatory.