Coal Mine Site Permit

Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship


Permit authorizing a person engaged in surface coal mining to mine and remove overburden at a mining site. Code Citation IC 207.4 & IAC 27-40 Who Applies A coal mining licensee must obtain a permit for each site at which mining will take place. When To Apply Application must be made and a permit issued before mining begins. Initial Requirements A license and surety bond are required for each mine site. Duration 5 years. Processing Time 180 days. Fee Structure Permit Fee: $15 per acre with minimum of $100. Renewal Requirements May renew within the boundaries of existing permit. Exam None. Additional Information None.

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David Suchan
Wallace Building
502 East 9th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319