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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Timber Harvesters

Notification to DDA required for any timber harvested over one acre

Erosion and Sedimentation (E&S) permits are required for timber harvesting operations to protect water quality and avoid soil erosion and sedimentation that could severely degradate the harvesting site.

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Department: Agriculture

Division: Forest Service


Permits issued for timber harvesting operations exceeding one acre and are for the life of the harvesting operation – most harvests are completed within 6 months.



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Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


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This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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