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Looking for a form, a permit or related information? The lists below provide information, and forms (where available), for the most of the permits, approvals, licences and certifications issued by the department.

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For information on individuals or businesses that currently hold licences or certifications with the department, see our Licence and Certification Listings page.

Access to Information
Topic Documents Info
Correction of Personal Information Form (PDF 57KB) More
Environmental Registry Application Form (PDF 28KB)
Guide (PDF 48KB)
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FOIPOP Application Form More
Appeal – Notice of Appeal Form
Topic Documents Info
S.137 Environment Act Appeal Form (PDF 103KB)
S.10 Safe Body Art Act Appeal Form (PDF 128KB)
Contaminated Sites
Topic Documents
Contaminated Sites Remediation Report
  • Administrative Fee Fact Sheet (under review)
Environmental Approvals
Topic Documents Info
Dangerous Goods/Waste Dangerous Goods/Salvage Facility Application for Approval (PDF 365KB) More
Asbestos Waste – Alternative Packaging / Shipments In Bulk Application for Authorization (PDF 548KB)
Industrial Approval Application for Approval (PDF 1.9MB)  
Municipal Approval Application for Approval (PDF 391KB)  
On-Site Sewage Disposal Approval Application for Approval (PDF 340KB)  
Water Approval Application for Approval (PDF 376KB)  
Contingency Planning Guidelines Guidelines (PDF 206KB)  
Waste Dangerous Goods Generator, Receiver or Carrier Registration / Waste Manifests   More
Environmental Assessment
Topic Documents Info
Environmental Assessment Approval Fee Schedule (PDF 107KB)
Guide (PDF 721KB)
More guides
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Fuels, Motive Fuels and Petroleum Storage
Topic Documents Info
Certified Tank Installer Registration Application Form (PDF 102KB) More
Motive Fuel and Fuel Oil – Application and Approval Form Form (PDF 651KB) More
Contingency Plan Template for Motive Fuel Retailers and Petroleum Bulk Plants Form (PDF 426KB)
Petroleum Storage Tank – Application for Approval and Notification Form Form (PDF 653KB)
Petroleum Storage Tank – Application for Installation, Removal and Alteration Form Form (PDF 480KB)
Petroleum Storage Tank (PST) Installer Certification Application Certificate Form (PDF 141KB)  
Petroleum Storage Tank – Installer Certificate More
Guidance for emergency preparedness Guides
Used Oil Burning Form (PDF 1.6MB)
Pests and Pesticides
Topic Documents Info
Business Operator's Certificate (Pesticides) Form (PDF 222KB) More
Contingency Plan Template for Pesticide Spills for Business Operators with 25 L/Kg or less Template (PDF 268KB)  
Contingency Plan Template for Pesticide Approvals and for Business Operators storing more than 25 L/Kg Template (PDF 300KB)  
Pesticide Applicator Certificate of Qualification Form (PDF 181KB) More
Pesticide Approval Application for Approval (PDF 345KB) More
Protected Areas
Topic Documents
Licence Application To Conduct Scientific Research In A Wilderness Area Form (PDF 1.8MB)
Recycling and Waste
Topic Documents Info
Municipal Waste Approval: Solid Waste Application for Approval (PDF 391KB) More
Used Oil Collection Facility Application for Approval (PDF 1.9MB) More
Vehicle Salvage
Topic Documents Info
Commercial Vehicle Salvage Facility Application for Approval (PDF 365KB) More
Standard for Commercial Vehicle Salvage Facilities Standard (PDF 399KB)  
Guide for Vehicle Salvage Yards Guide (PDF 2.4MB)  
Contingency Plan Template for Spills at Commercial Salvage Facilities Handling Vehicles Template (PDF 554KB)  
Water Approvals
Topic Documents Info
Watercourse Alteration More
Watercourse Alteration Specifications  
Water Allocation Application for Approval (PDF 376KB) More
Water Withdrawal Approval  
Wetland Alteration Approval More
Water Wells and Water Facilities
Topic Documents Info
Industrial Plant / Facilities Approval Application for Approval (PDF 1.9MB) More
Municipal Plant / Facilities Approval:  Water Works Application for Approval (PDF 391KB) More
Registration Form for Public Drinking Water Supplies Form (PDF 230KB)  
Water Treatment Facility, Water Distribution Facility, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Wastewater Collection Facility : Classification Certificate Form (PDF 113KB) More
Operator in Training (OIT), Water Treatment Facility, Water Distribution Facility, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Wastewater Collection Facility : Operator Certification Exam More
Well & Pump Installation Reports
Completed electronic logs can be submitted via email: welldata@gov.ns.ca OR hard copy to the NSE Bedford office.
Pump Installer's Certificate of Qualification More
Well Digger's Certificate of Qualification More
Well Driller's Certificate of Qualification More
Wastewater and Sewage Disposal
Topic Documents Info
Municipal Waste Approval: Sewer Application for Approval (PDF 391KB) More
On-site Sewage Forms Submission forms More
On-Site Installer’s Certificate of Qualification Application form (PDF 103KB)