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NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Energy Mineral and Land Resources - Stormwater

Energy Mineral and Land Resources

Stormwater Permitting Program 

The Stormwater Permitting Program develops, plans and implements statewide stormwater control policies, strategies and rules designed to protect surface waters of North Carolina from the impacts of stormwater pollutants and runoff. Staff handles permitting for industrial, municipal and post-construction (development projects) stormwater programs, and provides technical assistance to the regulated community, engineers, industry, citizens and local governments.

Recent gravel legislation - Updated 9/25/2014
Memo on Coordination Between LID & NSW Programs - Updated 5/13/2014

Stormwater Outreach & Education Website

NPDES General Permits expiring in 2014:  Permittees DO NOT need to submit an application to renew their permit COC unless directed by the Division (see 15A NCAC 02H .0127(e)).  Permittees should fill out our Online Renewal Request Form.  Proposed permitting actions for NCG19 (Marinas, expired), NCG02 (Mining), and NCG20 (Scrap Metal) are now on our Events Calendar

UPDATE ON 
RENEWALS:  We have concluded electronic COC renewals for permittees under NCG15, NCG16, NCG17, and NCG18 that do not owe fees.  Here is our record of NCG15 COCs accessed on-line, NCG16 COCs accessed, NCG17 COCs accessedand NCG18 COCs accessed (as of 11/19).  Paper packages (if requested) will go out in December.

The following list is provided for informational purposes only and accurate as of the date of posting:

Active NPDES Stormwater Permit List  Updated 10/6/2014
Active State Stormwater Permit List   Updated 10/6/2014
Active Stormwater Permits Map  Updated September 2014

Stormwater Permits expiring in 2014:  We mailed out renewal packages specific to your facility. However, if you wish to fill out blank form and supplements, you can use this NCS Renewal Forms Package (or MS Word version).

 NPDES Industrial Stormwater General Permits  click here.
 State Stormwater/Post-Construction Projects  click here.
 Looking for the Stormwater Permitting Interactive Map?

NPDES Stormwater Program

The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permitting program regulates three types of activities: Industrial activities that fall in one of 10 categories; Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s); and Construction activities that disturb an acre or more. 

List of Covered ActivitiesGeneral PermitsApplication FormsNo ExposurePhase II MS4 Resources  

State Stormwater Programs

The State Stormwater Permitting Programs regulate site development and post-construction stormwater runoff control.  Areas subject to these permit programs include all 20 coastal counties, and various other counties and watersheds throughout the state.  Areas subject can be found using the Interactive Stormwater Permitting Map Viewer.  What does Phase II have to do with State Stormwater?

Coastal Stormwater ♦ Forms & DocumentsPost-Construction Info Flyer

 

 

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