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Notifying the Air Program about administrative facility changes

  1. Facilities can make changes to facility contact names, email addresses or phone numbers directly through the DNR Switchboard.

  2. Changes to responsible official:

    A change in responsible official can only be made by DNR. The designated responsible official must meet the role definition in NR 400.02(136), Wis. Adm. Code. He or she should be someone in charge of principle business function and have authority to shut down the operation in case of an emergency. Send an e-mail or a letter with the information below as soon as possible after the date of change.

    • Facility Identification (FID) Number
    • Facility name
    • Facility location address
    • Old responsible official name
    • New responsible official information, including:
      • Name
      • Work title
      • Mailing address
      • Phone number
      • Email address
      Email information to DNRAMAirPermit@wisconsin.gov or mail to:

      Air Permit Section, AM/7
      Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
      101 S Webster St
      PO Box 7921
      Madison WI 53707

  3. Changes to ownership, parent corporation, or facility name:

    “Facility name” is the legal name listed in the air permit. The Air Program does not list “owner” or “parent company” information in an air permit. For changes in ownership or parent company and/or changes to the facility’s legal name, send an e-mail or a letter including the following information on or as soon as possible after the date of change. Facilities should also provide the Air Program with a written agreement containing a specific date for transfer of permit responsibility, coverage and liability between the current and new permittee, pursuant to s. NR 407.11 (1)(d), Wis. Adm. Code. Note that the responsible official should be the sender of this notification e-mail/letter or should be copied in the e-mail/letter.

    • Facility Identification (FID) Number
    • Old facility name and/or owner and/or parent company
    • New facility name and/or owner and/or parent company
    • Date of the change occurred

      Email information to DNRAMAirPermit@wisconsin.gov or mail to:

      Air Permit Section, AM/7
      Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
      101 S Webster St
      PO Box 7921
      Madison WI 53707

    For facilities covered under Registration Permits or General Permits, the Air Program will issue a new permit coverage approval letter to reflect the facility name changes.

    For facilities holding source specific operation permits, the facility name and responsible official are listed in the operation permit and will be updated at the time of renewal. If the operation permit is does not expire or if the source wishes to update the name and responsible official sooner than at renewal time, the facility can apply for an Administrative Permit Revision by filling out permit application Form 4530-100 and submitting the application as instructed in the form.Facilities should also provide the Air Program with a written agreement containing a specific date for transfer of permit responsibility, coverage and liability between the current and new permittee, pursuant to s. NR 407.11 (1)(d), Wis. Adm. Code.

    There are no fees associated with administrative permit revisions.

    Closing, selling, or purchasing a business

    • When closing a business, follow the procedure here.
    • When selling or purchasing a business, visit the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program property transfers webpage.