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Website Change History

Date Change Description
February 4, 2015 Documents Related to Public Utility and Uniform Treatment Compliance
Added
December 18, 2013 FTZ Production Approvals by Industry
Added
December 2, 2013 Guidance on zone schedule contents
Added a page to provide guidance on zone schedule contents and a sample zone schedule table of contents.
August 16, 2013 Correction to one question in application formats
Corrected language for grantees’ certifications pertaining to local tax impacts to use consistent terminology regarding all affected parties.
May 10, 2013 Revised Application Formats
Revised to reflect changes from the 2012 Regulations.
February 27, 2013 - Grantee Responsibilities and Best Practices
- Zone Schedules and Public Utility
Primers on Grantee Responsibilities/ Best Practices and Zone Schedules added to provide guidance for Grantees.
December 2012 List of Staff Cases Added
April 30, 2012 - FTZ Regulations
- Application Pages
Updated to reflect changes from the new FTZ Board regulations.
September 22, 2011 Added ASF service area notification letter
Added to reflect November 2010 option approved by the FTZ Board.
September 22, 2011 Revised ASF application format Part 1
Updated to reflect November 2010 improvements approved by the FTZ Board.
July 8, 2011 Added ASF application format for new zone applications
Provides new zone applicants with the option of submitting an application to establish a zone under the ASF.
March 28, 2011 Added list of ASF Reorganizations
Added list of ASF reorganizations to the Reading Room and Already in a Zone pages. Also removed the list of sites with time limits, since that is now available in OFIS.
March 11, 2011 Updated Duty Savings Estimator Worksheet for FTZ Manufacturing
Updated duty savings estimator to correct calculations.
June 18, 2010 Oil Refinery Minor Boundary Modification Format
Added to provide guidance specific to requests to amend the boundaries of oil refinery subzones.
June 18, 2010 Oil Refinery Capacity Expansion Format
Updated language and format.
Jan. 6, 2010 Case Timing
Updated language providing additional information and clarification.
Oct. 6, 2009 Minor Boundary Modification Format
- ASF
- TSF
Updated to provide additional guidance on documents that can be submitted to demonstrate a right to use the proposed site.
Oct. 6, 2009 ASF Reorg Format
- Service Area Concurrence Letter
Revised and updated based on comments from grantees.
Oct. 6, 2009 Subzone Format
- Manufacturing
- Distribution
Updated Questions 43 and 46 to provide additional guidance on documents that can be submitted to demonstrate a right to use the proposed site and on the submission of a certified copy of the state-enabling legislation.
Sept. 18, 2009 Website Change History Added to enhance transparency and enable parties' understanding of the rationale for specific updates.
Sept. 18, 2009 Application Page Added instructions on the need for all applications (and related communications) to come from - or be copied (CC'd) to - the zone's grantee as well as the need to avoid excess verbiage and unneeded or superfluous pages in applications to reduce the file sizes for electronic copies.
Sept. 18, 2009 Traditional Reorg/Expansion Format
- Instructions Page
- Part 1
- Part 2
Make available as MS Word documents (versus prior web page format). Shift instructions to a separate instructions document common to all GPZ reorgs/expansions. Update and clarify a limited number of points.
Sept. 18, 2009 ASF Reorg Format
- Instructions Page
- Part 1
- Part 2
- Part 3
- County Service Area concurrence letter
Shift instructions to a separate instructions document common to all GPZ reorgs/expansions. Provide clarification on certain points that have arisen since ASF implementation began in January 2009. Update a limited number of questions.
Sept. 18, 2009 ASF Minor Boundary Modification Format Added.
Sept. 18, 2009 Traditional Minor Boundary Modification Format Updated and shifted to a Q&A format to clarify the exact information required.
Sept. 18, 2009 GPZ Manufacturing Format
- Part A
- Part B
- Part C
- Part D
Make available as MS Word documents (versus prior web page format for non-T/IM applications). Update and clarify a limited number of points.
Sept. 18, 2009 Subzone Format
- Manufacturing
- Distribution
Updated Question 28 to reflect the need to reduce the file sizes for electronic copies.