Local, state and federal agencies work with the Governor’s Office of Regulatory Assistance to update and maintain the JAPRA form. Larger print, more space for answers, and help links make the form easier to use.
JARPA form and instructions
Where to send your completed JARPA
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Thank you to the local, state, and federal governments who participate in managing the joint application form:
- Local governments
- US Army Corps of Engineers
- Department of Ecology
- Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Department of Natural Resources
- Department of Transportation
Introduction to the JARPA
To streamline the environmental permitting process, multiple regulatory agencies joined forces to create one application that people can use to apply for more than one permit at a time. It is titled, “Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application (JARPA)”.
You can use the JARPA to apply for any or all of the permits below:Federal
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(Corps): Section 10 and 404 permits (Corps Permits FAQs)
U.S. Coast Guard: General Bridge permits and Private Aids to Navigation permits (PATON)
Washington Department of Ecology: 401 Water Quality Certifications
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife: Hydraulic Project Approvals(HPA FAQs)
Washington Department of Natural Resources: Use Authorizations for State-Owned Aquatic Lands
- The WDNR has an additional application to use if you are applying for their Use Authorization at http://www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/aqr_use_auth_app.doc
Shoreline Conditional Use Permit
Shoreline Substantial Development Permit