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First Round of Publishing is Complete!

We are pleased to announce that the first round of publishing of our Authorizations Business Process Descriptions has taken place.

Authorizations Branch Goal—To dramatically increase Authorizations’ transparency externally by sharing process requirements, timelines, and metrics

For the Authorizations Branch to meet its goal, it is important that it publish the details of its various application processes and of associated changes suggested by its stakeholders.

In an effort to display transparency, the objective of this project is to prepare and gather information related to application processing at the AER and make it available to industry.

Authorizations Business Process documents include the following:

  • Application Guidelines
  • A high level description of the application process for the authorization stream
  • Guidance Documents
  • Process Summary – Highlighting the major steps in the process
  • Recent Process Changes & Improvements
  • Application Timelines
  • Turn Time Targets as identified through the Authorization Statics Project

Application Processes will be added every week until all are made available. These processes will be searchable via category or alphabetically.

Our next release will include process descriptions for the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and Water Act.