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Approval Support, Test Procedures, Standards, and User Notices

Status of Current Approval Projects

Lists of approval projects that are currently being processed, indicating the dates that processing steps were begun and completed.

Average New Approval Processing Times

Only projects that succeeded in granting approvals are included among these averages. The times shown in the table represent the average number of days the projects spent in processing. Individual projects may have resulted in the issuance of multiple approvals. Unless otherwise noted, the times listed exclude the longest 10 percent of projects in each category.

Average Number of Days for New Approvals Granted by Schedule pdf icon[PDF – 307 KB]

Page last reviewed: May 14, 2019