Permit and IPM Requirements

Certain types of pesticide applications or projects require applicators to take additional measures or obtain permits and approvals. Please review the following table. If your project fits any of these descriptions, click on the links to obtain further information.  

 

Project Type

Description of Location or Method

DEC Requirements

Aerial

Application of pesticide from any type of aircraft or hovercraft, regardless of who owns the land being treated.

Aquatic

Application of pesticide to a water body, including creeks, rivers, streams, ponds, wetlands, and swamps, regardless of who owns the surrounding lands.

Public Project On Multiple Properties

Pesticide program or project by a government entity (state, borough, or city) that applies pesticide to more than one property.

State Owned Land 

Application of pesticide on more than one acre of state owned or leased land.

State Right-of-Way 

Application of pesticide on more than one acre of state owned or leased right-of-way.