How to create an Intent to Operate (ITO) form

The 2015 MSGP expires on June 3, 2020

New MSGP facilities OR those without previous 2015 MSGP coverage will not be able to obtain general permit coverage under the MSGP until EPA issues a new permit.

Those facilities may submit an “Intent to Operate in Accordance with the 2015 MSGP” (ITO) form via the NPDES eReporting Tool (NeT) ( to notify EPA that the facility

  • (1) meets the 2015 MSGP eligibility criteria
  • (2) intends to operate in accordance with the 2015 MSGP, and
  • (3) agrees to comply with all requirements of the 2015 MSGP.

Submission of the ITO form to EPA does not grant the facility permit coverage under the administratively continued 2015 MSGP.

Click on the link below for a step-by-step on how to create an ITO in NeT-MSGP:


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