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The links to documents provided on this page will be updated as much as possible. PA DEP forms are constantly being updated or changed. It is the user's responsibility to ensure the most recent form is being used for a submittal to the Conservation District, DEP or other regulatory agency. DEP Forms can be retrieved from the PA Department of Environmental Protection's eLibrary

 

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     Northampton County Conservation District forms and documents

    2018 NCCD Application.pdf  -  Required for all applications submitted after April 1, 2018
    2018 NCCD Revised Fee schedule.pdf  -  Effective for all applications submitted after April 1, 2018; all fees are now due with the initial application
    Expedited Review Policy 2019 - Revised 5/2019 
    Northampton County List of Hydric Soils 
     Chapter 93 Watershed Designations (also check links below for designated/existing use information)
    Northampton County List of Prime Farmland Soils
    A Color Catalog of BMPs for Erosion and Sediment Control
    E & S Control Plan Standard Notes- Use standard notes from E&S Manual (be sure to modify notes to be consistent with your project)
    Northampton County Illegal Dump Survey Results
    NCCD Right to Know policy and procedure
        - Informal Request Form
        - Formal Request Form 

     NPDES guidance and forms

    1. Sample Instrument for the declaration of restrictions and covenants
    2. New property owner PCSM best management practice(s) notification and operation and maintenance agreement
    • NPDES Visual Site Inspection Report FORM & INSTRUCTIONS
           Self inspections required for NPDES permitted sites
    • NPDES Notice of Termination (N.O.T.) Forms 
           To be completed by permittee after earth disturbance is completed. Use the appropriate form based on permit application date to terminate the NPDES permit
    • NPDES Co-Permittee Liaiblity Release Form  use to release a co-permittee from a permit
    • When determining stream classifications, make sure you are checking both the existing use and the designated use. The existing use of the stream must be protected if it is higher than the designated use. Below are links to both existing and designated uses.
      1. Existing Use
      2. Designated Use
    • NPDES Permit Amendment FAQ: Please review document and propose your associated FAQ# to the Chapter 102 Staff member assigned to your project
    • Off-site Non-surface Water Discharge FAQ: Please review document and provide a complete offsite discharge analysis if your project proposes to discharge to a non-surface water
      Surface Waters are defined as "perennial or intermittant streams, rivers, lakes, reserviors, ponds, wetlands, springs, natural seeps, and estuarties, excluding water facilties approved for wasterwater treatment such as wastewater treatment impoundmnets, cooling water pongs and constructed wetlands used as part of a wastewater treatment process." NOTE: Stormsewers and PCSM BMPs are NOT considered surface waters.
    • Proposed Fill Site Required Notes: per March 2019 directive recieved from DEP NERO, these notes are required to be included on both E&S and PCSM plans associated with proposed fill/import sites.  This will assist with DEP program coordination, your cooperation is appreciated.
    • Solar Panel Farms FAQ

     PNDI/PNHP documents

    PNDI
        Link to Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program Website - Click on PNDI Environmental Review Tool

     PHMC documents

    PHMC Cultural Resource Notice
         Required for some NPDES permits

     Online Tools and Stream Impairment Lists

    2018 PADEP Integrated Stream Report
          NEW online mapping tool that can be used to look up the impairment and TMDL status of streams
    2019 PA Fish & Boat Commission Trout Streams
         NEW online mapping tool that can be used to look up naturally trout reproducing streams, etc. (assists with EV wetland classification per Chapter 105)
    PA DEP eMap
          Look up the stream on the integrated water quality report and also check eMap. Look for Streams Integrated List --attaining or non-attaining. Find your receiving watercourse and ensure Streams and Water Resources---Streams Integrated List-- Non Attain is selected. A dashed or solid red line on your stream indicates impaired.

    NRCS Web Soil Survey
         The online NRCS mapping tool useful in generating reports for development projects.

    USGS StreamStats watershed mapping tool/calculator
         Tool for mapping and quantifying the drainage area at any point in a stream. Very useful to determine if you may need a Chapter 105 permit. Contact DEP for further assistance on determining whether or not you need a Chapter 105 Permit

    FEMA mapping tool
          Enter an address to view Flood Insurance Rate Maps of floodplains and floodways. (The floodway is generally regulated by PA DEP. If it is not mapped then assume that the floodway extends from the stream 50 feet from the top of the bank of the stream.)

    www.ncpub.org
          Northampton County, PA property tax records online. Also contains some soil mapping capabilities.

    NWI Wetland Mapping Tool
          An online, up to date version of the National Wetlands Inventory Maps

    eFacts
          DEP online permit tracking system

    Permit Application Consultation Tool (PACT)
         DEP tool to determine required permitting for a proposed project

     

    ACT 46 Permit Extension Information and Forms

     Chapter 105 Program

    NCCD reviews the E&S plan assocaited with most Chapter 105 permits:
          As required under the Chapter 105 General Permit condition (#20), the E&S plan must be reviewed and approved by NCCD prior to the start of construction. 
          E&S plans associated with Individual 105 permits are required to be reviewed and approved prior to the permit issuance.
    Please see our fee schedule for more information.

    ​PLEASE NOTE: The Northampton County Conservation District does not administer the PA DEP Chapter 105 Program. All inquiries regarding stream encroachments should be forwarded to the PADEP Northeast Regional Office.

    Chapter 105 Program

     Timber Harvest Information

    ​A municipality may require you to submit a Timber Harvest E&S Plan for approval.
    All plans should conform with Chapter 14 of the DEP E&S Manual (March 2012)

    All of the following forms will be required for a Timber Harvest Application/Operation

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