Instructions for Form SLAP22.69 "Application for Dredging Permit" - Nevada

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INSTRUCTIONS
DREDGING PERMIT
Permit Fee: $15.00
LEGAL AUTHORITY:
NRS 503.425; Chapter 503
810.820
PERMIT REQUIREMENT: NRS 503.425 While being used, each dredge must have a permitted operator.
1. Before a person may use any vacuum or suction dredge equipment in any river, stream, or lake of this
State, he must submit an application to the Department. The application must be accompanied by a fee of
$15.00 and must specify the type and size of equipment to be used and its location. If the Department
determines that the operations will not be deleterious to fish it shall issue a permit to the applicant.
2. A permit issued pursuant to subsection 1 does not authorize the recipient to use any equipment in any
navigable body of water unless the recipient has obtained the appropriate permit for such use from the State
land registrar. (Carson City: 775-687-4363)
3. It is unlawful for any person to:
(a) Conduct dredging operations without securing a permit pursuant to subsection 1;
(b) Operate any equipment other than that specified in the permit; or
(c) Conduct a dredging operation outside the area designated on the permit.
WHERE TO OBTAIN APPLICATION: Applications are available at any Department of Wildlife office or on the
website at www.ndow.org under the License Office section.
DENIAL OF APPLICATION: Whenever an application is denied, the Department shall notify the applicant in
writing of the reason for the denial.
PERTINENT STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
NAC 503.820 Expiration, scope, use, transferability and cancellation of permit. (NRS 501.105, 501.181)
1. A dredging permit:
(a) Expires on December 31 of the year in which it was issued;
(b) May authorize the use of not more than three separate dredges; and
(c) Will only authorize the operation of a dredge which has a maximum intake that is 4 inches or less
in diameter.
2. A dredging permit may include authorization to operate a dredge in not more than 10 different bodies of
waters.
3. The period authorized for dredging on each body of water will be determined by the Department within the
following dates, based upon the spawning season of the species of fish present in that body of water:
(a) If there are no species of fish present in the body of water, between January 1 and December 31.
(b) If the body of water contains species of fish that spawn in both spring and fall, between June 1 and
September 30.
(c) If the body of water contains species of fish that spawn only in the spring, between
June 1 and December 31.
(d) If the body of water contains species of fish that spawn only in the fall, between
March 1 and September 30.
4. The Department will not authorize dredging in a body of water or any portion of a body of water which
contains species of fish classified by the Federal Government as endangered, threatened or sensitive, or
classified by the Department as protected, if the Department determines that the dredging may be deleterious
to the species of fish.
5. A holder of a dredging permit shall immediately return substrata gravel and sands removed during the
dredging to the streambed from which the gravel or sand was removed and restore, as closely as possible, the
original contour of the streambed.
6. A dredging permit:
(a) Is not transferable; and
(b) May be canceled at any time by the Department for a violation of any term, condition or restriction
of the permit.
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STATE OF NEVADA – Department of Wildlife
SLAP 22.69
Rev. Sept. 2019 A.M.
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INSTRUCTIONS
DREDGING PERMIT
Permit Fee: $15.00
LEGAL AUTHORITY:
NRS 503.425; Chapter 503
810.820
PERMIT REQUIREMENT: NRS 503.425 While being used, each dredge must have a permitted operator.
1. Before a person may use any vacuum or suction dredge equipment in any river, stream, or lake of this
State, he must submit an application to the Department. The application must be accompanied by a fee of
$15.00 and must specify the type and size of equipment to be used and its location. If the Department
determines that the operations will not be deleterious to fish it shall issue a permit to the applicant.
2. A permit issued pursuant to subsection 1 does not authorize the recipient to use any equipment in any
navigable body of water unless the recipient has obtained the appropriate permit for such use from the State
land registrar. (Carson City: 775-687-4363)
3. It is unlawful for any person to:
(a) Conduct dredging operations without securing a permit pursuant to subsection 1;
(b) Operate any equipment other than that specified in the permit; or
(c) Conduct a dredging operation outside the area designated on the permit.
WHERE TO OBTAIN APPLICATION: Applications are available at any Department of Wildlife office or on the
website at www.ndow.org under the License Office section.
DENIAL OF APPLICATION: Whenever an application is denied, the Department shall notify the applicant in
writing of the reason for the denial.
PERTINENT STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
NAC 503.820 Expiration, scope, use, transferability and cancellation of permit. (NRS 501.105, 501.181)
1. A dredging permit:
(a) Expires on December 31 of the year in which it was issued;
(b) May authorize the use of not more than three separate dredges; and
(c) Will only authorize the operation of a dredge which has a maximum intake that is 4 inches or less
in diameter.
2. A dredging permit may include authorization to operate a dredge in not more than 10 different bodies of
waters.
3. The period authorized for dredging on each body of water will be determined by the Department within the
following dates, based upon the spawning season of the species of fish present in that body of water:
(a) If there are no species of fish present in the body of water, between January 1 and December 31.
(b) If the body of water contains species of fish that spawn in both spring and fall, between June 1 and
September 30.
(c) If the body of water contains species of fish that spawn only in the spring, between
June 1 and December 31.
(d) If the body of water contains species of fish that spawn only in the fall, between
March 1 and September 30.
4. The Department will not authorize dredging in a body of water or any portion of a body of water which
contains species of fish classified by the Federal Government as endangered, threatened or sensitive, or
classified by the Department as protected, if the Department determines that the dredging may be deleterious
to the species of fish.
5. A holder of a dredging permit shall immediately return substrata gravel and sands removed during the
dredging to the streambed from which the gravel or sand was removed and restore, as closely as possible, the
original contour of the streambed.
6. A dredging permit:
(a) Is not transferable; and
(b) May be canceled at any time by the Department for a violation of any term, condition or restriction
of the permit.
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STATE OF NEVADA – Department of Wildlife
SLAP 22.69
Rev. Sept. 2019 A.M.
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WHERE TO SEND APPLICATION AND FEES
Mail or submit your application and the required fee to the appropriate Department office in the region where
the dredge will be primarily operating:
Western Region
Southern Region
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Special Licenses and Permits
3373 Pepper Ln.; Las Vegas, NV 89120
1100 Valley Rd, Reno, NV 89512
Telephone: (702) 486-5127
Telephone: (775) 688-1500
Counties: Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Nye
Counties: Carson City, Churchill, Douglas,
Humboldt, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey,
Washoe
Eastern Region
Nevada Department of Wildlife
60 Youth Center Road; Elko, NV 89801
Telephone: (775) 777-2300
Counties: Elko, Eureka, Lander, White Pine
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STATE OF NEVADA – Department of Wildlife
SLAP 22.69
Rev. Sept. 2019 A.M.
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