Environmental covenants and use restrictions
We have the authority to approve requests to restrict the future use of a property using an enforceable agreement called an environmental covenant.
Land use restrictions may be used to ensure the cleanup remedy adequately protects human health and the environment when a contaminated site isn't cleaned up completely.
Statewide map of covenant/environmental use restriction sites (Zoom in to area of interest to see sites.)
Guidance and policy
- Institutional controls implementation guidance (2012).
- Timing of environmental covenants and notices of environmental use restrictions policy (2011).
- Selecting and drafting environmental use restrictions for environmental covenants and notices of environmental use restriction guidance document (2015).