Ease of Doing Business (EoDB)

All the Entrepreneurs shall submit applications along with necessary enclosures through Single Desk Portal only. The required fee shall also be paid through Online facility only.

The Board is processing all the applications received through Single Desk Portal and issuing orders within the stipulated time limits as following :

Red category industries/projects – 21 days.
Orange category industries/projects – 15 days.
Green category industries/projects – 7 days.
White category industries/projects – Intimation letter to APPCB is sufficient. There is no need to obtain clearance / consent from APPCB.

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Consent Management:

Consent for Establishment

Under Section 25 of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and amendments thereof and under Section 21 of the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and amendments thereof no person shall establish or operate any industrial plant / operation / process / any treatment or disposal system without previous consent of the Board.

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How to Apply?      APPCB Siting Criteria      Categories of Industries     Fee Structure     Delegation of Power
  CFE Orders Issued     CFE Committee Meeting Minutes

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Consent for Operations

Industries are required to obtain Consent for Operation (CFO) of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) for operating their units as required under Section 25/26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1974 and amendments thereof and under section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and amendments thereof. Hazardous Waste Authorisation (HWA) is also required to be obtained by industries generating hazardous waste under Rule 6 of the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016.

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How to Apply?     Categories of Industries     Fee Structure     CFO Orders Issued     CFO Auto Renewals

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