South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 89 - OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR--MINING COUNCIL OF SOUTH CAROLINA
89-60 - Application Requirements for an Operating Permit.
89-60. Application Requirements for an Operating Permit.
A. Section 48-20-70 of the Act states that any operator desiring to engage in mining shall make written application to the Department on the forms furnished by the Department. A completed application shall consist of:
(1) One copy of the form entitled "Application for a Mining Permit".
(2) Two copies of the form entitled "Reclamation Plan".
(3) One copy of the form entitled "Land Entry Agreement-Owner" (MR-600) (if the mine operator owns the land) or one copy of the form entitled "Land Entry Agreement-Lessor/Lessee" (MR-700) (if the mine operator leases the land).
(4) One copy of a letter from an attorney attesting to the ownership of the property, ownership of mineral rights and that the operator has acquired rights to mine the property.
B. Supplemental information may be required as part of the operator's application or after the Department reviews the operator's application for permit. When supplemental information is required, the Department shall state in writing to the applicant the information required and the reason or reasons for requesting such supplemental information. All supplemental information shall be submitted in typewritten or hand printed form to the Department.