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ePermitting - home of the JARPA


Local, state and federal agencies work with the Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance to update and maintain the Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application (JARPA) form. Larger print, more space for answers, and help links make the form easier to use.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife accepts applications for Hydraulic Project Approvals (HPAs) through their new online Aquatic Protection Permitting System (APPS). Using APPS, you may submit and pay for your HPA application, view the status of your submitted applications, and receive HPAs issued to you. A link to APPS is available at:

You may use APPS to apply for a Hydraulic Project Approval only. JARPA is still used to apply for permits from other agencies.

APPS allows applicants or authorized agents to produce a draft JARPA that includes the information they submitted in their online application. They can then complete the JARPA outside of APPS and submit it to other permitting agencies that use JARPA.

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For updated mailing addresses, go to JARPA Contacts.


JARPA form and instructions
Where to send your completed JARPA
Take a short survey on JARPA

Let us know what you think

We want to make this site a valuable resource for everyone who might need an environmental permit. Send us your suggestions so we can update and add information to the site. If you have a general comment, we want to hear that too.


Thank you to the local, state, and federal governments who participate in managing the joint application form:

  • Local governments
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Department of Ecology
  • Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Department of Transportation



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