Aerial Application of Pesticides

An applicant applying for a company license or certificate to engage in aerial application of pesticides shall meet all the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Vermont Agency of Transportation, Aeronautics Section, to operate the aircraft and equipment described in the application.

Aerial applications shall be conducted by certified applicators only.

All aerial pesticide applications require an approved permit prior to application.

  1. Aerial applicators shall obtain a permit for each contract to apply pesticides for purposes other than the treatment of agricultural commodities. Permits may not be issued for more than one spray season.
  2. Aerial applicators shall obtain a permit annually for the treatment of agricultural commodities.