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New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Permit Coordination and Environmental Review


401 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625




(609) 292-3600


The mission of DEP's Office of Permit Coordination and Environmental Review (PCER) is to coordinate all Federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and State Executive Order # 215 (EO 215) reviews for the Department by the Environmental Review Unit, and to coordinate and facilitate the permitting of large complex projects across multiple Department programs by the Permit Coordination Unit.

The Permit Readiness Checklist (PRC) serves as an early planning, fatal flaw screen of major approvals and site conditions like land use, site remediation, water, sewer and local approvals. It is available at this website: