Do I have to get a Stormwater permit for Single-Family Detached Residential Structures?
• Single-family detached residential structures that disturb less than one acre of land and that are not part of a larger common plan of development or sale (e.g., subdivision), including additions or modifications to existing single-family detached residential structures, do not require coverage under the general permit.
• Single-family detached residential structures that disturb less than one acre of land and that are part of a larger common plan of development or sale (e.g., subdivision) require coverage under general permit.
In addition, single-family detached residential structures that disturb equal to or greater than one acre of land require coverage under the general permit. Operators of these land-disturbing activities are authorized to discharge under the general permit and are not required to submit a registration statement or the Department of Environmental Quality portion of the permit fee. Operators must also comply with the terms and conditions of the general permit including the preparation of a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).
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1. What is a Plan of Development (POD)?
2. When is a Plan of Development required?
3. What do I need in order to apply for a POD?
4. What is the POD review procedure? What can I expect?
5. Who do I contact to find the status of my POD review?
6. What is a Land Disturbing Permit (LDP)?
7. When is a Land Disturbance Permit (LDP) required?
8. What do I need in order to apply for a LDP?
9. What is the LDP review procedure? What can I expect?
10. Can my POD & LDP be reviewed together?
11. What is a Stormwater Management Permit?
12. Do I have to get a Stormwater permit for Single-Family Detached Residential Structures?
13. Who do I contact if I want to install a culvert for a driveway?
14. I am a developer and want to build a road. What permits do I need?
15. Who do I contact if I want to clear my land for pasture or other agricultural activity?
16. How can I determine if there is Floodplain or Wetlands on my property?
17. Who do I contact if I want to build a bridge or install a culvert across a creek?
18. Who do I contact if I want to create a pond? build a dam?
19. My well needs to be replaced. Who do I contact?
20. I need to find the location of my septic tank. Who do I contact?
21. The County has issued my Plan of Development (POD) or my Land Disturbance Permit (LDP). Who do I need to contact for my pre-construction meeting?
22. The County informed me that I need to post a Bond for site improvements. What paperwork do I need?
23. What is a Responsible Land Disturber (RLD)? Is there a required RLD form?
24. My building and site is complete. How can I get my bond released?
25. When can apply for my Stormwater Management Permit?
26. What is the Stormwater Management Permit process? What can I expect?