Coal Mining License

Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship


License to conduct a surface coal mining operation.

Code Citation IC 207.3 and IAC 27-40.34

Who Applies Any person engaged in surface or underground coal mining must obtain a license from the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

When To Apply Application must be made and a license issued before mining begins.

Initial Requirements Does not pertain.

Duration License expires on December 31 following the date of issuance.

Processing Time 120 days.

Fee Structure New License: $50 Renewal: $10

Renewal Requirements Renew annually.

Exam None.

Additional Information None.

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