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Permit Application and Instructions

Construction projects in Illinois' waterways, floodplains and wetlands often require both State and Federal authorization. This joint application is designed to simplify the approval process for the applicant seeking project authorizations from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Office of Water Resources and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Application Form: fillable PDF

  • Application Instructions: PDF

  • Application form and instructions¬†PDF upon request.

  • Permit Fee Notice: PDF

The joint permit application form replaces the former 'Protecting Illinois Waters' application package.