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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

    Application for Adequacy Review of Erosion & Sediment Pollution Control Plan and NPDES Permit Processing
    2016 fee schedule.pdf
          For E&S fee associated with an NPDES permit--Do not submit E&S review fee until initial completeness review is performed by District
    Expedited review policy
    Northampton County List of Hydric Soils
    Chapter 93 Watershed Designations for Northampton County(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 for Information Form

         - Formal Right to Know Request Form

    Annual Report.pdf

     

     NPDES guidance and forms

    1. 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
           Self inspections required for NPDES permitted sites
    • NPDES Notice of Termination (N.O.T.) Forms (this DEP link is Temporarily Unavailable)
           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 (this DEP link is Temporarily Unavailable)
    • 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

     

     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

    ​2014 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report
          Can be used to look up the impairment and TMDL status of streams

    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

    ​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)

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