Maharasta Pollution Control Board

What is MPCB NOC / authorisation?

MPCB stands for Maharastra Pollution Control Board which is a body which makes sure that industries/businesses are working within the regulated limits of pollution/combustion levels in the state of Maharastra and Provide No Objection certificate to every business according to their category based on the level of pollutant an industry/establishment releases, these NOC (no objection certificate) comes in two steps namely CTE/CTO i.e. Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate MPCB.

What is CTE (Consent to Establish)?

CTE-Consent to establish is NOC given by MPCB which is required before you start your business or enterprise as per The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act – 1974 and the air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981. It is mandatory to obtain CTE from the respective State Pollution Control Board (MPCB) before the commencement of business. The Process requires the application in prescribed format along with required documents and fees followed by Inspection.

What is CTO (Consent to Operate)?

CTO- Consent to operate as it is known is NOC given by State pollution control board (MPCB) to operate your business after you have received your CTE NOC from SPCB(MPCB) as per The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act – 1974 and the air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981. The procedure involves filing of respective application in prescribed format, documents and fees for the application followed by inspection and after this process CTO is issued

Which Category does my industry fall under?

Industries are classified into four categories by Maharastra Pollution Control Committee Based on what your work and how much pollutants are released with that job work/business/manufacturing.

1. White

2. Green

3. Orange

4. Red

Who shall get a pollution control NOC?

The Maharastra Pollution Control Committee shall grant the Pollution Control No Objection Certificate (NOC) the industries which are permissible in the mixed land use areas or zones as per by-laws of the Master Plan notified by Maharastra governing authority or the draft master plan. Any industry or enterprise established in the designated or approved area(s).

What is the Procedure for Obtaining MPCB NOC?

➲  Identifying the applicability and eligibility of the establishment or industry.

➲  Identifying the category and location of the respective industry or establishment.

➲  Preparation of drafts for filing of the application for MPCB NOC.

➲  Preparation & Filing of application for MPCB NOC.

➲  Post filing of the application the same is scrutinized by the authorized officers of the MPCB.

➲  On scrutiny, every industry filing the application is subject to Inspection by the designated officer.

➲  On conduction of successful and satisfactory scrutiny, the NOC is issued by the MPCB.

What is the fee charged by MPCB for NOC?

The Fees for MPCB NOC (CTE and CTO) depends on various factors such as the Fixed Cost of the Project, Category of Business and penalty imposed (if any) by the MPCB.

What are the Documents needed for MPCB NOC?

➲  Certificate from CA regarding Capital investment in Fixed Assets

➲  Approved Location or Site Plan of the Business Entity.

➲  Proof of ownership or occupancy such as Registry or Lease Deed or Rent Agreement indicating the details of the location of the property.

➲  Documents of formation of an entity like Partnership Deed / Memorandum of Article of Association / GST Certificate in case of Proprietorship.


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