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Non-Coal Permits for Public Review


This notification is only provided to inform the public that applications are in the publication phase of permitting and not as an official Public Notice as required by law.  The Oklahoma Department of Mines merely informs the applicant that it is time to publish and does not control the exact dates of publication or the exact newspaper utilized by the Applicant.  Applications are not approved or denied until all phases of the publication process are complete.  This listing does not constitute a permit approval or denial.

Non-Coal Mining Applications Authorized for Publication

Updated 02/13/2024

*New Permit: Title 460:10-17-5 of the Oklahoma Administrative Codes requires an applicant to place an advertisement in a newspaper of general circulation in the county of the proposed operation for at least once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks when applying for a new permit.

**Revision (Significant Departures): Title 460:10-19-4(b) of the Oklahoma Administrative Codes requires an applicant to place an advertisement in the newspaper of general circulation in the county of the proposed operation for at least once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks when applying for a permit revision

***Renewal: Title 460:10-19-5(b) of the Oklahoma Administrative Codes requires an applicant to place an advertisement in the newspaper of general circulation in the county of the proposed operation for at least once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks when applying for a permit renewal

****Transfer: Title 460:10-19-6(c) of the Oklahoma Administrative Codes requires an applicant to place an advertisement in the newspaper of general circulation in the county of the proposed operation for at least once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks when applying for a permit transfer.

460:10-17-6. Right to file written objections
(a) Any person who resides or owns property that could be adversely affected by the proposed non-coal mining operation shall have the right to file written objections to an initial or revised application for a permit with the Department within 14 days after the last date of publication of the newspaper notice required by 460:10-17-5. 
(b) The Department shall, immediately upon receipt of any written objection transmit a copy of them to the applicant.

460:10-17-7. Informal conferences
(a) Any person eligible under Section 460:10-17-6(a) may, in writing, request that the Department hold conference on any application for a permit. 
The request shall:
(1) Briefly summarize the issues to be raised by the requestor at the conference;
(2) State whether the requestor desires to have the conference conducted in the locality of the proposed mining operations;
(3) Be filed with the Department not later than 14 days after the last date of publication in the newspaper advertisement placed by the applicant under Section 460:10-17-5.
(b) Except as provided in (c) of this section, if a conference is requested in accordance with (a) of this Section, the Department shall hold a conference within a reasonable time following the receipt of the request. The conference shall be conducted according to the following:
(1) If requested under (a)(2) of this Section, it shall be held in the locality of the proposed mining. 
(2) The conference shall be conducted by the representative of the Department who may accept oral or written statements and any other relevant information from any party to the conference. An electronic or stenographic record shall be made of the conference proceeding. The record shall be maintained and shall be accessible to the parties of the conference until the final release of the applicant's performance bond or other equivalent guarantee.
(c)if all parties requesting the conference stipulate agreement before the requested conference and withdraw their request, the conference need not be held.
[Source: Amended at 17 Ok Reg 3170, eff 7-28-00]

Written objections may be sent to the Department of Mines at the following address:
Oklahoma Department of Mines
2915 N. Classen Blvd, Suite 213
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Last Modified on Feb 13, 2024