TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

The Table of Contents for rules numbered Env-Wt 100-900 is not linked because it is out-of-date.  The existing rules numbered Env-Wt 100-900 are currently undergoing editing for certification by the Department of Environmental Services pursuant to RSA 541-A:15, I.  When the rules are certified, they will be uploaded onto the website with the updated Table of Contents.

 

For copies of the currently effective rules not yet online, contact the Department of Environmental Services or the Office of Legislative Services, Administrative Rules, at AdminRules@ leg.state.nh.us.

 

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 100 DEFINITIONS; ACCESS TO RECORDS

PART Env-Wt 101 DEFINITIONS INCORPORATED

Section Env-Wt 101.01 Definitions Relating to Coastal Lands and Tidal Waters

Section Env-Wt 101.02 Definitions Relating to Stream Crossings

Section Env-Wt 101.03 Terms Defined in Best Management Practices Manuals

 

PART Env-Wt 102 DEFINITIONS: A THROUGH E

Section Env-Wt 102.01 100-Year Floodplain

Section Env-Wt 102.02 Abandoned

Section Env-Wt 102.03 Abutter

Section Env-Wt 102.04 Abutting Property

Section Env-Wt 102.05 Accessory Docking Structure

Section Env-Wt 102.06 Administratively Complete

Section Env-Wt 102.07 After-the-Fact Application

Section Env-Wt 102.08 After-the Fact Permit

Section Env-Wt 102.09 Applicant

Section Env-Wt 102.10 Application

Section Env-Wt 102.11 Authorized Agent

Section Env-Wt 102.12 Avoidance

Section Env-Wt 102.13 Avoidance, Minimization, Mitigation

Section Env-Wt 102.14 Avoid and Minimize

Section Env-Wt 102.15 Bank

Section Env-Wt 102.16 Beach

Section Env-Wt 102.17 Best Management Wetlands Practices for Agriculture (Agriculture BMWPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.18 Best Management Practices for Avoidance and Minimization (A/M BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.19 Best Management Practices for Forestry Operations (Forestry BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.20 Best Management Practices for Control of Invasive Plants (Invasive Plant BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.21 Best Management Practices for Marinas (Marina BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.22 Best Management Practices for Routine Roadway Maintenance (Routine Roadway BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.23 Best Management Practices for Trail Construction and Maintenance (Trail BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.24 Best Management Practices for Utility Maintenance (Utility BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.25 Best Management Practices for Water Quality (Water Quality BMPs)

Section Env-Wt 102.26 Bioengineered Bank Stabilization

Section Env-Wt 102.27 Boardwalk

Section Env-Wt 102.28 Boat Slip

Section Env-Wt 102.29 Boathouse

Section Env-Wt 102.30 Bog

Section Env-Wt 102.31 Breakwater

Section Env-Wt 102.32 Bulkhead

Section Env-Wt 102.33 Canopy

Section Env-Wt 102.34 Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control Specialist (CPESC Specialist)

Section Env-Wt 102.35 Certified Wetland Scientist

Section Env-Wt 102.36 Commercial Docking Structure

Section Env-Wt 102.37 Commissioner

Section Env-Wt 102.38 Compensatory Mitigation

Section Env-Wt 102.39 Conservation Area

Section Env-Wt 102.40 Conservation Commission

Section Env-Wt 102.41 Conservation Project

Section Env-Wt 102.42 Construction Activity

Section Env-Wt 102.43 Continued Agricultural Use

Section Env-Wt 102.44 Corduroy

Section Env-Wt 102.45 Crib

Section Env-Wt 102.46 Cropland

Section Env-Wt 102.47 DataCheck

Section Env-Wt 102.48 DataCheck Tool

Section Env-Wt 102.49 Deck

Section Env-Wt 102.50 Deck Area

Section Env-Wt 102.51 Defined Channel

Section Env-Wt 102.52 Department

Section Env-Wt 102.53 Design Fetch

Section Env-Wt 102.54 Designated River

Section Env-Wt 102.55 Director

Section Env-Wt 102.56 Docking Structure

Section Env-Wt 102.57 Dock

Section Env-Wt 102.58 Dolphin

Section Env-Wt 102.59 Dredge

Section Env-Wt 102.60 Dredged Material

Section Env-Wt 102.61 Dredging Activity

Section Env-Wt 102.62 Duly-Established 100-Foot Buffer

Section Env-Wt 102.63 Ecological Integrity

Section Env-Wt 102.64 Ephemeral Stream

Section Env-Wt 102.65 Erosion Control

Section Env-Wt 102.66 Erosional Features Caused by Proximate Human Activity

Section Env-Wt 102.67 Excavate

Section Env-Wt 102.68 Existing Legal Structure

Section Env-Wt 102.69 Exotic Aquatic Weeds

Section Env-Wt 102.70 Expedited Permit (EXP)

 

PART Env-Wt 103 DEFINITIONS: F THROUGH P

Section Env-Wt 103.01 Federal Classification Method

Section Env-Wt 103.02 Federal Delineation Method

Section Env-Wt 103.03 Fetch

Section Env-Wt 103.04 Fill

Section Env-Wt 103.05 Fill

Section Env-Wt 103.06 Filling Activity

Section Env-Wt 103.07 Finger

Section Env-Wt 103.08 Flats

Section Env-Wt 103.09 Float

Section Env-Wt 103.10 Floodplain Wetland

Section Env-Wt 103.11 Forest Management Activities

Section Env-Wt 103.12 Forester

Section Env-Wt 103.13 Functional Assessment

Section Env-Wt 103.14 Grandfathered Structure

Section Env-Wt 103.15 Hardened Shoreline

Section Env-Wt 103.16 Hydric Soil

Section Env-Wt 103.17 Hydrologic Integrity

Section Env-Wt 103.18 Ice Cluster

Section Env-Wt 103.19 Impact Analysis

Section Env-Wt 103.20 In the Dry

Section Env-Wt 103.21 Intermittent Stream

Section Env-Wt 103.22 Invasive Species

Section Env-Wt 103.23 Jetty

Section Env-Wt 103.24 Jurisdiction

Section Env-Wt 103.25 Jurisdictional Area

Section Env-Wt 103.26 Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)

Section Env-Wt 103.27 LAC Jurisdiction

Section Env-Wt 103.28 Local Advisory Committee (LAC)

Section Env-Wt 103.29 Local Governing Body

Section Env-Wt 103.30 Located Adjacent to a Structure to Which a Watercraft May Be Secured

Section Env-Wt 103.31 Lower Scrutiny Approval (LSA)

Section Env-Wt 103.32 Maintenance

Section Env-Wt 103.33 Major Docking System

Section Env-Wt 103.34 Major Project

Section Env-Wt 103.35 Man-Made Drainage Ditch

Section Env-Wt 103.36 Marina

Section Env-Wt 103.37 Marsh

Section Env-Wt 103.38 Minimization

Section Env-Wt 103.39 Minimization Measures

Section Env-Wt 103.40 Minimum Impact Project

Section Env-Wt 103.41 Minor Project

Section Env-Wt 103.42 Mooring

Section Env-Wt 103.43 Municipality

Section Env-Wt 103.44 Natural Heritage Bureau (NHB)

Section Env-Wt 103.45 Navigable Frontage

Section Env-Wt 103.46 NH Method

Section Env-Wt 103.47 Non-Tidal Wetland

Section Env-Wt 103.48 Normal Agricultural Operations

Section Env-Wt 103.49 Normal High Water Line

Section Env-Wt 103.50 Ordinary High Water Mark

Section Env-Wt 103.51 Perched Beach

Section Env-Wt 103.52 Person

Section Env-Wt 103.53 Perennial Stream

Section Env-Wt 103.54 Permanent Dock

Section Env-Wt 103.55 Permanent Impacts

Section Env-Wt 103.56 Permit Action

Section Env-Wt 103.57 Permit-By-Notification (PBN)

Section Env-Wt 103.58 Permit Jurisdiction

Section Env-Wt 103.59 Pier

Section Env-Wt 103.60 Pile

Section Env-Wt 103.61 Poorly Drained Soils

Section Env-Wt 103.62 Practicable

Section Env-Wt 103.63 Preservation

Section Env-Wt 103.64 Primary Vernal Pool Indicators

Section Env-Wt 103.65 Priority Resource Area (PRA)

Section Env-Wt 103.66 Private Docking Structure

Section Env-Wt 103.67 Professional Engineer

Section Env-Wt 103.68 Protected Species or Habitat

Section Env-Wt 103.69 Public Docking Structure

Section Env-Wt 103.70 Public Hearing

Section Env-Wt 103.71 Public Infrastructure

Section Env-Wt 103.72 Public Project

Section Env-Wt 103.73 Public Trust Surface Waters

 

PART Env-Wt 104 DEFINITIONS: Q THROUGH Z

 

Section Env-Wt 104.01 Qualifying Criteria

Section Env-Wt 104.02 Reconfiguration

Section Env-Wt 104.03 Reconstruction

Section Env-Wt 104.04 Reference Line

Section Env-Wt 104.05 Repair

Section Env-Wt 104.06 Replacement Structure

Section Env-Wt 104.07 Retaining Wall

Section Env-Wt 104.08 Revetment

Section Env-Wt 104.09 Rip-Rap

Section Env-Wt 104.10 Roadway

Section Env-Wt 104.11 Rocker Box

Section Env-Wt 104.12 Routine Roadway Maintenance Activities

Section Env-Wt 104.13 Scrub-Shrub Wetland

Section Env-Wt 104.14 Seasonal Dock

Section Env-Wt 104.15 Secondary Vernal Pool Indicators

Section Env-Wt 104.16 Sedimentation

Section Env-Wt 104.17 Shoal

Section Env-Wt 104.18 Shoreline Frontage

Section Env-Wt 104.19 Significant Environmental Impact

Section Env-Wt 104.20 Significant Function Wetland

Section Env-Wt 104.21 Silt Fence

Section Env-Wt 104.22 Sluice

Section Env-Wt 104.23 Soft Bank Stabilization Components

Section Env-Wt 104.24 Standard Permit

Section Env-Wt 104.25 State General Permits (SGPs)

Section Env-Wt 104.26 Statutory Permit-By-Notification (SPN)

Section Env-Wt 104.27 Stream Channel

Section Env-Wt 104.28 Stream Crossing

Section Env-Wt 104.29 Stream Restoration

Section Env-Wt 104.30 Structure

Section Env-Wt 104.31 Subject Property

Section Env-Wt 104.32 Substantial Public Interest

Section Env-Wt 104.33 Surface Water

Section Env-Wt 104.34 Surface Waters of the State

Section Env-Wt 104.35 Swamp

Section Env-Wt 104.36 Temporary Impacts

Section Env-Wt 104.37 Trail Activities

Section Env-Wt 104.38 Turbidity Barrier

Section Env-Wt 104.39 Turbidity Control

Section Env-Wt 104.40 US ACE Regional Supplement

Section Env-Wt 104.41 USGS Map

Section Env-Wt 104.42 Upland

Section Env-Wt 104.43 Upland Buffer

Section Env-Wt 104.44 Vernal Pool

Section Env-Wt 104.45 Very Poorly Drained Soils

Section Env-Wt 104.46 Water Access Structure

Section Env-Wt 104.47 Water Quality Control Measures

Section Env-Wt 104.48 Watercourse

Section Env-Wt 104.49 Watercraft

Section Env-Wt 104.50 Watershed

Section Env-Wt 104.51 Wave Attenuator

Section Env-Wt 104.52 Weep Hole

Section Env-Wt 104.53 Wet Meadow

Section Env-Wt 104.54 Wetland

Section Env-Wt 104.55 Wetland Creation

Section Env-Wt 104.56 Wetland Enhancement

Section Env-Wt 104.57 Wetland Functions

Section Env-Wt 104.58 Wetland Permit Planning Tool (WPPT)

Section Env-Wt 104.59 Wetland Restoration

Section Env-Wt 104.60 Wetlands Council

Section Env-Wt 104.61 Wetlands Rules

Section Env-Wt 104.62 Wharf

Section Env-Wt 104.63 Wildlife Action Plan (WAP)

Section Env-Wt 104.64 Wildlife-Friendly Erosion Control Materials

Section Env-Wt 104.65 Working Day

 

PART Env-Wt 105 MAINTENANCE OF AND ACCESS TO FILES

Section Env-Wt 105.01 Retention of Files

Section Env-Wt 105.02 Access to Files

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 200 HEARINGS, APPEALS, AND WAIVER REQUESTS

PART Env-Wt 201 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY

Section Env-Wt 201.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 201.02 Applicability

 

PART Env-Wt 202 PERMIT APPLICATION HEARINGS

Section Env-Wt 202.01 Permit Application Hearings: When Held

Section Env-Wt 202.02 Permit Application Hearings: Timing

Section Env-Wt 202.03 Permit Application Hearings: Procedures

 

PART Env-Wt 203 APPEALS OF DECISIONS MADE UNDER RSA 482-A

Section Env-Wt 203.01 Definitions

Section Env-Wt 203.02 Appealing an Enforcement Decision

Section Env-Wt 203.03 Appealing a Permitting Decision

Section Env-Wt 203.04 Action on Remand: Initial Review, Determination of Additional Information Required

Section Env-Wt 203.05 Action on Remand: Decision

 

PART Env-Wt 204 WAIVERS

Section Env-Wt 204.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 204.02 Procedures

Section Env-Wt 204.03 Content of Waiver Requests

Section Env-Wt 204.04 Signature Required

Section Env-Wt 204.05 Criteria for Waivers to Rules

Section Env-Wt 204.06 Criteria for Waivers under RSA 482-A:26, III(b)

Section Env-Wt 204.07 Decisions

Section Env-Wt 204.08 Suspension, Revocation, or Modifications of Waivers

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 300 PERMITS AND OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS; CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL WORK IN JURISDICTIONAL AREAS

PART Env-Wt 301 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 302 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 303 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 304 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 305 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

Section Env-Wt 305.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 305.02 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 305.03 Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

PART Env-Wt 306 ACTIVITIES REQUIRING A PERMIT OR OTHER AUTHORIZATION; REQUIRED PLANNING FOR ALL PROJECTS; WHEN ABUTTER NOTIFICATION REQUIRED

Section Env-Wt 306.01 Activities Eligible for a Statutory Permit by Notification (SPN)

Section Env-Wt 306.02 Activities Eligible For a Lower Scrutiny Approval (LSA)

Section Env-Wt 306.03 Activities Eligible for an Expedited Permit (EXP)

Section Env-Wt 306.04 Activities Requiring a Standard Permit: When Standard Permits Are An Option

Section Env-Wt 306.05 Required Planning For All Projects

Section Env-Wt 306.06 Abutter Notification

 

PART Env-Wt 307 CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL ACTIVITIES IN JURISDICTIONAL AREAS

Section Env-Wt 307.01 Purpose and Applicability

Section Env-Wt 307.02 Requirements for Coverage Under State General Permits

Section Env-Wt 307.03 Protection of Water Quality Required

Section Env-Wt 307.04 Protection of Fisheries and Breeding Areas Required

Section Env-Wt 307.05 Protection Against Invasive Species Required

Section Env-Wt 307.06 Protection of Rare, Threatened or Endangered Species and Critical Habitat

Section Env-Wt 307.07 Consistency Required with Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act

Section Env-Wt 307.08 Protection of Designated Prime Wetlands and Duly-Established 100-Foot Buffers

Section Section Env-Wt 307.09 Shoreline Structures

Section Env-Wt 307.10 Dredging Activity Conditions

Section Env-Wt 307.11 Filling Activity Conditions

Section Env-Wt 307.12 Restoring Temporary Impacts; Site Stabilization

Section Env-Wt 307.13 Property Line Setbacks

Section Env-Wt 307.14 Rock Removal

Section Env-Wt 307.15 Use of Heavy Equipment in Wetlands

Env-Wt 307.16 Adherence to Approved Plans Required

Section Env-Wt 307.17 Unpermitted Activities

Section Env-Wt 307.18 Reports

 

PART Env-Wt 308 ACTIVITIES ALLOWED OR PROHIBITED BY STATUTE

Section Env-Wt 308.01 Activities Exempted by Statute from Permit Requirements

Section Env-Wt 308.02 Clarification of Statutory Exemptions

Section Env-Wt 308.03 Activities Prohibited or Limited by Statute

Section Env-Wt 308.04 Statutory Permits-by-Notification (SPNs)

Section Env-Wt 308.05 Activation of an SPN

Section Env-Wt 308.06 SPN Notifications

Section Env-Wt 308.07 Post-Notification Requirements for SPNs other than Utility Project SPNs

Section Env-Wt 308.08 Conditions for SPNs

 

PART Env-Wt 309 LOWER SCRUTINY APPROVALS (LSAs)

Section Env-Wt 309.01 Applicability; Types of LSAs

Section Env-Wt 309.02 Projects Conditionally Authorized By Rule

Section Env-Wt 309.03 Registrations for Routine Roadway Maintenance Activities

Section Env-Wt 309.04 Information Required for Routine Roadway Maintenance Registrations

Section Env-Wt 309.05 Availability of Permit-by-Notification (PBN)

Section Env-Wt 309.06 PBN Application Requirements

Section Env-Wt 309.07 PBN Review Procedures

Section Env-Wt 309.08 Conditions for PBNs

Section Env-Wt 309.09 Work Subsequent to Work Under a PBN; Reclassification

 

PART Env-Wt 310 SUBMISSIONS FOR EXPEDITED PERMITS (EXPs)

Section Env-Wt 310.01 EXP Submission Requirements

Section Env-Wt 310.02 EXP Review Procedures

Section Env-Wt 310.03 Conditions for EXPs

Section Env-Wt 310.04 Permit Required for Small Motor Mineral Dredging (SMMD)

Section Env-Wt 310.05 Application for SMMD Permits

Section Env-Wt 310.06 Submission to Municipality and Conservation Commission Review Not Required

Section Env-Wt 310.07 Issuance of SMMD Permit

Section Env-Wt 310.08 Post-Issuance Requirements for SMMD Permits

 

PART Env-Wt 311 APPLICATIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR STANDARD PERMITS

Section Env-Wt 311.01 Application Preparation for All Projects

Section Env-Wt 311.02 Pre-Application Requirements for Projects Requiring Compensatory Mitigation

Section Env-Wt 311.03 Application for Standard Permits

Section Env-Wt 311.04 Application Information

Section Env-Wt 311.05 Required Project Plans

Section Env-Wt 311.06 Maps and Other Attachments

Section Env-Wt 311.07 Demonstration of Avoidance and Minimization

Section Env-Wt 311.08 Required Information for Projects with Compensatory Mitigation

Section Env-Wt 311.09 Required Resource-Specific Information

Section Env-Wt 311.10 Functional Assessment

Section Env-Wt 311.11 Required Signatures and Certifications

Section Env-Wt 311.12 After-the-Fact Applications

Section Env-Wt 311.13 Amendments to Applications

 

PART Env-Wt 312 STANDARD PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESSING AND REVIEW

Section Env-Wt 312.01 Identification of Applications; Retention of Files

Section Env-Wt 312.02 Administrative Completeness Determination

Section Env-Wt 312.03 Completeness Determination of Compensatory Mitigation Proposals

Section Env-Wt 312.04 Complete Mitigation Proposal Components

Section Env-Wt 312.05 Technical Review

 

PART Env-Wt 313 PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR STANDARD PERMIT DECISIONS

Section Env-Wt 313.01 Criteria for Approving Standard Permit Applications

Section Env-Wt 313.02 Permit Issuance; Permit Conditions

Section Env-Wt 313.03 Avoidance and Minimization

Section Env-Wt 313.04 Mitigation Requirements

Section Env-Wt 313.05 Processing of Related Wetlands and Shoreland Permit Applications

 

PART Env-Wt 314 PERMIT ACCEPTANCE, RECORDATION, DURATION, EXTENSION, AND TRANSFER; POST-ISSUANCE REQUIREMENTS

Section Env-Wt 314.01 Acceptance of Standard Permit

Section Env-Wt 314.02 Recordation of Certain Permits and Deed Restrictions

Section Env-Wt 314.03 Notice Required Prior to Initiating Construction

Section Env-Wt 314.04 Permit Duration

Section Env-Wt 314.05 Permit Extensions

Section Env-Wt 314.06 Permit Transfers

Section Env-Wt 314.07 Permit Amendments

Section Env-Wt 314.08 Notice of Completion and Certificate of Compliance Required

 

PART Env-Wt 315 PROCEDURES TO ADDRESS EMERGENCIES

Section Env-Wt 315.01 Definition

Section Env-Wt 315.02 Emergency Authorizations for Private Property

Section Env-Wt 315.03 Emergency Authorizations for Repairs to Public Infrastructure

Section Env-Wt 315.04 Emergency Authorization Tracking, Follow-Up Work

Section Env-Wt 315.05 Work During Emergencies Without Prior Authorization

Section Env-Wt 315.06 Action After Emergency

Section Env-Wt 315.07 Authorizations Under Federal Law

 

PART Env-Wt 316 PERMIT SUSPENSION, REVOCATION, OR MODIFICATION

Section Env-Wt 316.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 316.02 Definition

Section Env-Wt 316.03 Suspension or Revocation of Approvals

Section Env-Wt 316.04 Modification of Approvals

Section Env-Wt 316.05 Notice of Decisions; Appeals


 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 400 DELINEATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF JURISDICTIONAL AREAS; CLASSIFICATION OF PROJECTS

 

PART Env-Wt 401 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 402 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 403 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 404 RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 405 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

Section Env-Wt 405.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 405.02 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 405.03 Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

PART Env-Wt 406 DELINEATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF JURISDICTIONAL AREAS

Section Env-Wt 406.01 References for Delineation of Wetlands Boundaries

Section Env-Wt 406.02 Delineation of Wetlands Boundaries

Section Env-Wt 406.03 Wetlands Delineation Not Required for Certain Projects

Section Env-Wt 406.04 Delineation of Water Courses

Section Env-Wt 406.05 Identification of Other Jurisdictional Areas

Section Env-Wt 406.06 Classification of Wetlands

 

PART Env-Wt 407 BASIS FOR CLASSIFICATION OF PROJECTS

Section Env-Wt 407.01 Basis for Impact Classification

Section Env-Wt 407.02 Impact Classification Adjustments

Section Env-Wt 407.03 Jurisdictional Area Size Thresholds; Measuring Watercourse Length

Section Env-Wt 407.04 Project-Type Exceptions (PTEs)

 

PART Env-Wt 408 PRIORITY RESOURCE AREAS; FILL IN PUBLIC WATERS; AGGREGATION

Section Env-Wt 408.01 Projects in Priority Resource Areas (PRAs)

Section Env-Wt 408.02 Fill in Public Waters to Make Land

Section Env-Wt 408.03 Aggregation of Projects: Consistent Scheme of Development

Section Env-Wt 408.04 Aggregation of Projects; Same Property

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 500 PROJECT-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

 

PART Env-Wt 501 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 502 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 503 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 504 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 505 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 506 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 507 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 508 - RESERVED

 

PART Env-Wt 509 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

Section Env-Wt 509.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 509.02 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 509.03 Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

PART Env-Wt 510 AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL

Section Env-Wt 510.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 510.02 Approval Criteria for EAW Control Projects

Section Env-Wt 510.03 Hand Removal of EAW Without a Permit

Section Env-Wt 510.04 Approval Criteria for NAV Removal Projects

Section Env-Wt 510.05 Application Requirements for NAV Removal and EAW Control Projects

Section Env-Wt 510.06 Design Requirements for EAW Control Projects

Section Env-Wt 510.07 Construction Requirements for NAV Removal and EAW Control Projects

Section Env-Wt 510.08 Classification of NAV Removal and EAW Control Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 511 CONSTRUCTION OF WATER ACCESS STRUCTURES AND BEACH REPLENISHMENT

Section Env-Wt 511.01 Applicability; Definitions

Section Env-Wt 511.02 Approval Criteria for Water Access Structures

Section Env-Wt 511.03 Water Access Structure Project-Specific Application Requirements

Section Env-Wt 511.04 Water Access Structure Design Requirements

Section Env-Wt 511.05 Water Access Structure Construction Requirements

Section Env-Wt 511.06 Water Access Structure Construction Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 511.07 Beach Replenishment Project Classifications

Section Env-Wt 511.08 Deck or Patio Repair Project Classifications

 

PART Env-Wt 512 BREAKWATERS

Section Env-Wt 512.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 512.02 Approval Criteria for Breakwaters

Section Env-Wt 512.03 Application Requirements for Breakwaters

Section Env-Wt 512.04 Breakwater Design Requirements

Section Env-Wt 512.05 Breakwater Construction Requirements

Section Env-Wt 512.06 Breakwater Construction Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 512.07 Breakwater Maintenance and Repair Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 512.08 Required Modification or Removal of Breakwaters

 

PART Env-Wt 513 DOCKING STRUCTURES AND ACCESSORY DOCKING STRUCTURES

Section Env-Wt 513.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 513.02 Applicability

` Section Env-Wt 513.03 Approval Criteria for Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.04 Approval Criteria for Permanent Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.05 Approval Criteria for Accessory Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.06 Application Requirements for All Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.07 Municipal Review of Public or Commercial Docking Structures or Marinas

Section Env-Wt 513.08 Information Required for Requests for Waivers to Size Requirements

Section Env-Wt 513.09 Design Requirements for Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.10 Setback Requirements for Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.11 Dimensions of Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.12 Frontage Requirements for Private and Non-Commercial Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.13 Concrete Pads for Seasonal Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.14 Navigation Space for Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.15 Design Requirements for Permanent Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.16 Additional Design Standards and Application Requirements for Marinas

Section Env-Wt 513.17 Frontage Requirements for Public or Commercial Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.18 Design Requirements for Public or Commercial Docking Structures and Marinas

Section Env-Wt 513.19 Design, Construction, and Maintenance Requirements for Canopies

Section Env-Wt 513.20 Design and Construction Requirements for Dolphins, Ice Clusters, and Tie-Off Piles

Section Env-Wt 513.21 Design and Construction Requirements for Watercraft Lifts

Section Env-Wt 513.22 Construction and Maintenance of Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.23 Modification of Existing Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 513.24 Docking Structure Construction, Repair, or Replacement Project Classifications

Section Env-Wt 513.25 Docking Structure Modification Project Classifications

Section Env-Wt 513.26 Accessory Docking Structure Construction or Modification Project Classifications

Section Env-Wt 513.27 Canopy Project Classification

 

PART Env-Wt 514 BANK/SHORELINE STABILIZATION: ALL PROJECTS

Section Env-Wt 514.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 514.02 Approval Criteria for All Bank/Shoreline Stabilization Projects

Section Env-Wt 514.03 Application Requirements for All Bank/Shoreline Stabilization Projects

Section Env-Wt 514.04 Design Requirements for All Bank/Shoreline Stabilization Projects

Section Env-Wt 514.05 Construction Requirements for All Bank/Shoreline Stabilization Projects

Section Env-Wt 514.06 On-Going Requirements for All Bank/Shoreline Stabilization Projects

Section Env-Wt 514.07 Bank Stabilization Construction Project Classification

 

PART Env-Wt 515 DUG-IN BASINS AND BOATHOUSES

Section Env-Wt 515.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 515.02 Definitions

Section Env-Wt 515.03 Approval Criteria for Dug-In Basins and Boathouses

Section Env-Wt 515.04 Application Requirements for Boathouses Over Dug-In Basins

Section Env-Wt 515.05 Construction and Maintenance Requirements for Dug-In Basins and Boathouses

Section Env-Wt 515.06 Dug-In Basins and Boathouse Construction or Modification Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 515.07 Dug-In Basins and Boathouse Maintenance and Repair Project Classification

 

PART Env-Wt 516 INTAKE AND OUTFLOW STRUCTURES

Section Env-Wt 516.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 516.02 Approval Criteria for Intake and Outflow Structures

Section Env-Wt 516.03 Application Requirements for Intake and Outflow Structures

Section Env-Wt 516.04 Design and Construction Requirements for Intake and Outflow Structures

Section Env-Wt 516.05 Intake and Outflow Structure Construction Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 516.06 Maintenance and Repair of Intake and Outflow Structures

 

Part Env-Wt 517 TRAILS, PATHWAYS, AND BOARDWALKS

Section Env-Wt 517.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 517.02 Approval Criteria for Trail, Pathway, and Boardwalk Projects

Section Env-Wt 517.03 Application Requirements for Trail, Pathway, and Boardwalk Projects

Section Env-Wt 517.04 Design and Construction Requirements for Trail and Pathway Projects

Section Env-Wt 517.05 Design and Construction Requirements for Boardwalks

Section Env-Wt 517.06 Classification of Trail and Pathway Projects

Section Env-Wt 517.07 Classification of Boardwalk Construction Projects

Section Env-Wt 517.08 Maintenance and Repair of Boardwalks

Section Env-Wt 517.09 Removal of Boardwalks

 

PART Env-Wt 518 OTHER WATER-RELATED NON-DOCKING STRUCTURES

Section Env-Wt 518.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 518.02 Approval Criteria for Dikes

Section Env-Wt 518.03 Approval Criteria for Dry Hydrants

Section Env-Wt 518.04 Approval Criteria for Boat Launches

Section Env-Wt 518.05 Application Requirements for Boat Launches

Section Env-Wt 518.06 Design Requirements for Boat Launches

Section Env-Wt 518.07 Classification of Non-Docking Structure Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 519 PONDS

Section Env-Wt 519.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 519.02 Definition

Section Env-Wt 519.03 Approval Criteria for Ponds

Section Env-Wt 519.04 Application Requirements for Ponds

Section Env-Wt 519.05 Design Requirements for Ponds

Section Env-Wt 519.06 Design Requirements for Wildlife Ponds

Section Env-Wt 519.07 Construction Requirements for Ponds

Section Env-Wt 519.08 Classification of Pond Construction Projects

Section Env-Wt 519.09 Classification of Pond Maintenance and Repair Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 520 FORESTRY

Section Env-Wt 520.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 520.02 Approval Criteria for Forestry Projects

Section Env-Wt 520.03 Forestry Notice and Application Requirements

Section Env-Wt 520.04 Design and Construction Requirements

Section Env-Wt 520.05 Forestry Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 520.06 Maintenance and Repair

 

PART Env-Wt 521 UTILITY PROJECTS; PROJECTS IN PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY

Section Env-Wt 521.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 521.02 Utility Project Criteria for Approval

Section Env-Wt 521.03 Approval Criteria for Standard Utility Permits

Section Env-Wt 521.04 Utility Project Application Requirements

Section Env-Wt 521.05 Utility Design and Construction Requirements

Section Env-Wt 521.06 Utility Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 521.07 Maintenance and Repair

 

PART Env-Wt 522 AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Section Env-Wt 522.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 522.02 Approval Criteria for Agricultural Projects

Section Env-Wt 522.03 Application Requirements for Agricultural Projects

Section Env-Wt 522.04 Design Requirements for Agricultural Projects

Section Env-Wt 522.05 Construction Requirements for Agricultural Projects

Section Env-Wt 522.06 Classification of Agricultural Construction Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 523 NON-TIDAL DREDGING

Section Env-Wt 523.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 523.02 Criteria for Approval of Dredging Projects

Section Env-Wt 523.03 Application Requirements for Dredging Projects

Section Env-Wt 523.04 Classification of Dredging Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 524 RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

Section Env-Wt 524.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 524.02 Approval Criteria for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Development Projects

Section Env-Wt 524.03 Application Requirements for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Development Projects

Section Env-Wt 524.04 Design Requirements for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Development Projects

Section Env-Wt 524.05 Construction Requirements for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Development Projects

Section Env-Wt 524.06 Classification of Residential and Commercial or Industrial Development Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 525 RESTORATION/ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES

Section Env-Wt 525.01 Applicability; Definitions

Section Env-Wt 525.02 Approval Criteria for Restoration/Enhancement Activities

Section Env-Wt 525.03 Application Requirements for Restoration/Enhancement Activities

Section Env-Wt 525.04 Design and Construction Requirements for Restoration/Enhancement Activities

Section Env-Wt 525.05 Restoration/Enhancement Activities Construction Project Classification

 

PART Env-Wt 526 DAMS

Section Env-Wt 526.01 Applicability; Definitions

Section Env-Wt 526.02 Approval Criteria for Dam Projects

Section Env-Wt 526.03 Application Requirements for Dam Projects

Section Env-Wt 526.04 Design Requirements for Dam Projects

Section Env-Wt 526.05 Construction Requirements for Dam Projects

Section Env-Wt 526.06 Construction Classification for Dam Construction, Reconstruction, or Replacement Projects

Section Env-Wt 526.07 Classification for Dam Modification, Repair, or Maintenance Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 527 PUBLIC HIGHWAYS

Section Env-Wt 527.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 527.02 Approval Criteria for Public Highway Projects

Section Env-Wt 527.03 Application Requirements for Public Highway Projects

Section Env-Wt 527.04 Design Requirements for Public Highway Projects

Section Env-Wt 527.05 Construction Requirements for Pubic Highway Projects

Section Env-Wt 527.06 Maintenance and Repair for Public Highway Projects

Section Env-Wt 527.07 Public Highway Projects Project Classification

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 600 COASTAL LANDS AND TIDAL WATERS/WETLANDS

PART Env-Wt 601 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY; INCORPORATED DEFINITIONS; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

Section Env-Wt 601.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 601.02 Applicability and Intent

Section Env-Wt 601.03 Incorporated Definitions, Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

PART Env-Wt 602 DEFINITIONS

Section Env-Wt 602.01 Accessory Structure

Section Env-Wt 602.02 Aquaculture

Section Env-Wt 602.03 Back Dune

Section Env-Wt 602.04 Beach Nourishment

Section Env-Wt 602.05 Coastal Areas

Section Env-Wt 602.06 Coastal Erosion

Section Env-Wt 602.07 Coastal Functional Assessment (CFA)

Section Env-Wt 602.08 Coastal Hazards

Section Env-Wt 602.09 Coastal Lands

Section Env-Wt 602.10 Coastal Flood Risk

Section Env-Wt 602.11 Commercial Tidal Dock

Section Env-Wt 602.12 Developed Upland

Section Env-Wt 602.13 Dredge Prism

Section Env-Wt 602.14 Dune Slack Area

Section Env-Wt 602.15 Dune Vegetation

Section Env-Wt 602.16 Federal Navigation Project (FNP)

Section Env-Wt 602.17 Fertilizer

Section Env-Wt 602.18 Fore Dune

Section Env-Wt 602.19 Forming Dune

Section Env-Wt 602.20 Functionally-Equivalent Use

Section Env-Wt 602.21 Ground Cover

Section Env-Wt 602.22 High Salt Marsh

Section Env-Wt 602.23 Highest Observable Tide Line (HOTL)

Section Env-Wt 602.24 Impervious Surface

Section Env-Wt 602.25 Impervious Surface Area

Section Env-Wt 602.26 Industrial Tidal Dock

Section Env-Wt 602.27 Landscaping

Section Env-Wt 602.28 Line of Encroachment

Section Env-Wt 602.29 Living Shoreline

Section Env-Wt 602.30 Living Shoreline Sill

Section Env-Wt 602.31 Low Phosphate, Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer

Section Env-Wt 602.32 Mean High Tide

Section Env-Wt 602.33 Mean High Water

Section Env-Wt 602.34 Mean Higher High Water

Section Env-Wt 602.35 Mean Low Water

Section Env-Wt 602.36 Mean Lower Low Water

Section Env-Wt 602.37 Mean Tide Level

Section Env-Wt 602.38 Natural Condition

Section Env-Wt 602.39 Overdredge

Section Env-Wt 602.40 Primary Structure

Section Env-Wt 602.41 Protected Tidal Zone

Section Env-Wt 602.42 Public Infrastructure

Section Env-Wt 602.43 Qualified Coastal Professional

Section Env-Wt 602.44 Residential Tidal Dock

Section Env-Wt 602.45 Sand Dune

Section Env-Wt 602.46 Sea-Level Rise

Section Env-Wt 602.47 Sequential Dredging

Section Env-Wt 602.48 Special Aquatic Sites

Section Env-Wt 602.49 Storm Surge

Section Env-Wt 602.50 Submerged Aquatic Vegetation

Section Env-Wt 602.51 Tidal Beach

Section Env-Wt 602.52 Tidal Buffer Zone

Section Env-Wt 602.53 Tidal Dock Infrastructure

Section Env-Wt 602.54 Tidal Flats

Section Env-Wt 602.55 Tidal Flushing

Section Env-Wt 602.56 Tidal Marsh

Section Env-Wt 602.57 Tidal Shoreline

Section Env-Wt 602.58 Tidal Surface Water

Section Env-Wt 602.59 Tidal Waters/Wetlands

Section Env-Wt 602.60 Tidal Wetlands

Section Env-Wt 602.61 Transient Public Use Access Points

Section Env-Wt 602.62 Working Waterfront

Section Env-Wt 602.63 Unaltered State

 

PART Env-Wt 603 ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INFORMATION FOR PROJECTS IN COASTAL AREAS

Section Env-Wt 603.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 603.02 Required Information

Section Env-Wt 603.03 Data Screening

Section Env-Wt 603.04 Coastal Functional Assessment

Section Env-Wt 603.05 Vulnerability Assessment

Section Env-Wt 603.06 Project Design Narrative Required

Section Env-Wt 603.07 Design Plans

Section Env-Wt 603.08 Water Depth Supporting Information Required

Section Env-Wt 603.09 Statement Regarding Impact on Navigation and Passage

 

PART Env-Wt 604 GENERAL CRITERIAL FOR PROJECT IMPACTS INI COASTAL AREAS

Section Env-Wt 604.01 General Criteria for Tidal Beaches, Tidal Shoreline, and Sand Dunes

Section Env-Wt 604.02 General Criteria for Tidal Buffer Zones

Section Env-Wt 604.03 General Criteria for Tidal Waters/Wetlands

 

PART Env-Wt 605 AVOIDANCE AND MINIMIZATION; COMPENSATORY MITIGATION

Section Env-Wt 605.01 Avoidance and Minimization Requirements in Coastal Areas

Section Env-Wt 605.02 Additional Requirements for Projects In or Adjacent to Tidal Waters/Wetlands and Tidal Buffer Zones

Section Env-Wt 605.03 Impacts Requiring Compensatory Mitigation

Section Env-Wt 605.04 Requirements for Compensatory Mitigation for Projects in Coastal Areas

 

PART Env-Wt 606 OVERWATER STRUCTURES IN COASTAL AREAS

Section Env-Wt 606.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 606.02 Avoidance and Minimization Standards for All Overwater Structures

Section Env-Wt 606.03 Design Requirements for All Overwater Structures

Section Env-Wt 606.04 Plan Requirements for All Overwater Structures

Section Env-Wt 606.05 Docking Construction Requirements and Conditions

Section Env-Wt 606.06 Residential Tidal Docks: General Criteria

Section Env-Wt 606.07 Residential Tidal Docks: Design Standards

Section Env-Wt 606.08 Commercial Tidal Docks: Local Approvals

Section Env-Wt 606.09 Commercial Tidal Docks: Transient Public Use Access Points

Section Env-Wt 606.10 Commercial Tidal Docks: Marinas

Section Env-Wt 606.11 Tidal Docks: Aquaculture at Marinas

Section Env-Wt 606.12 Commercial Tidal Docks: Working Waterfront

Section Env-Wt 606.13 Industrial Tidal Docks and Infrastructure

Section Env-Wt 606.14 Moorings

Section Env-Wt 606.15 Boardwalks

Section Env-Wt 606.16 Boathouses and Shoreline Slips

Section Env-Wt 606.17 Project Classifications

 

PART Env-Wt 607 DREDGING ACTIVITIES

Section Env-Wt 607.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 607.02 Avoidance and Minimization

Section Env-Wt 607.03 Tidal Dredge Project Descriptions; Approval Criteria

Section Env-Wt 607.04 Other Application Requirements

Section Env-Wt 607.05 Additional Information Required for Dredging Projects

Section Env-Wt 607.06 Dredge Methods

Section Env-Wt 607.07 Dredging Contaminated Sites

Section Env-Wt 607.08 Sedimentation Control

Section Env-Wt 607.09 Sediment Transport and Disposal

Section Env-Wt 607.10 Project Classifications

 

PART Env-Wt 608 TIDAL BEACH MAINTENANCE AND STABILIZATION

Section Env-Wt 608.01 Maintenance and Stabilization Activities on Public Tidal Beaches

Section Env-Wt 608.02 Project Classification

Section Env-Wt 608.03 Construction of Private Tidal Beaches Prohibited

Section Env-Wt 608.04 Beach Nourishment

 

PART Env-Wt 609 TIDAL SHORELINE STABILIZATION

Section Env-Wt 609.01 Tidal Shoreline Stabilization Requirements

Section Env-Wt 609.02 Hierarchy of Tidal Shoreline Stabilization Methods

Section Env-Wt 609.03 Analysis of Existing Structure Conditions Required

Section Env-Wt 609.04 Techniques for Tidal Shoreline Stabilization

Section Env-Wt 609.05 Living Shoreline Design Plans

Section Env-Wt 609.06 Use of Wood and Rock in Living Shorelines

Section Env-Wt 609.07 Tidal Shoreline Stabilization Using New Hard-Scape or Rip-Rap

Section Env-Wt 609.08 Repair of Existing Rip-Rap

Section Env-Wt 609.09 Tidal Shoreline Stabilization Using Walls

Section Env-Wt 609.10 Minimum Impact Tidal Shoreline Stabilization Projects

Section Env-Wt 609.11 Tidal Shoreline Stabilization Projects Requiring Standard Permit

 

PART Env-Wt 610 PROTECTED TIDAL ZONE

Section Env-Wt 610.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 610.02 Projects in the Protected Tidal Zone that Do Not Require a Permit

Section Env-Wt 610.03 Design Standards

Section Env-Wt 610.04 Plans and Other Information Required

Section Env-Wt 610.05 Protected Tidal Zone Restrictions

Section Env-Wt 610.06 Maintenance of a Waterfront Buffer

Section Env-Wt 610.07 Accessory Structures

Section Env-Wt 610.08 Maintenance of a Woodland Buffer

Section Env-Wt 610.09 Individual Sewage Disposal Systems

Section Env-Wt 610.10 Erosion and Siltation

Section Env-Wt 610.11 Minimum Lots and Residential Development

Section Env-Wt 610.12 Minimum Lots and Non-Residential Development

Section Env-Wt 610.13 Impervious Surfaces

Section Env-Wt 610.14 Rebuilding of Non-Conforming Structures

Section Env-Wt 610.15 Conversion of Decks and Porches Prohibited

Section Env-Wt 610.16 Slope Limitation for Structures

Section Env-Wt 610.17 Project Classifications

 

PART Env-Wt 611 SAND DUNES

Section Env-Wt 611.01 Prohibited Impacts

Section Env-Wt 611.02 Projects That Do Not Require a Permit

Section Env-Wt 611.03 Pre-Application Assessment

Section Env-Wt 611.04 Design and Plan Requirements

Section Env-Wt 611.05 Additional Requirements for Projects in Sand Dunes

Section Env-Wt 611.06 Project Classifications: Major Impact Projects

Section Env-Wt 611.07 Project Classification: Minimum Impact Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 612 AQUACULTURE

Section Env-Wt 612.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 612.02 Aquaculture Operations Not Requiring a Permit

Section Env-Wt 612.03 Aquaculture Operations Requiring a Permit


 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 700 PRIME WETLANDS

PART Env-Wt 701 PURPOSE; DEFINITIONS; STATUTORY PARAMETERS; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

Env-Wt 701.01 Purpose

Env-Wt 701.02 Definitions

Env-Wt 701.03 Applicable Statutory Parameters

Env-Wt 701.04 Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

PART Env-Wt 702 CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES FOR DESIGNATION OF PRIME WETLANDS

Env-Wt 702.01 Identification of Wetlands for Consideration as Prime

Env-Wt 702.02 Selection of Primary Wetlands Functions for Evaluation

Env-Wt 702.03 Designation of Prime Wetlands

 

PART Env-Wt 703 SUBMISSION OF MAPS AND DOCUMENTATION

Env-Wt 703.01 Required Information

Env-Wt 703.02 Map Requirements

Env-Wt 703.03 Report Requirements

Env-Wt 703.04 Acceptance by Department

Env-Wt 703.05 Challenges to Prime Wetlands Boundaries

Env-Wt 703.06 Use of Delineated Prime Wetlands Boundaries

 

PART Env-Wt 704 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION AND CRITERIA FOR PROJECTS PROPOSED IN PRIME WETLANDS/BUFFER

Env-Wt 704.01 Applicability

Env-Wt 704.02 Supplementary Information and Criteria for Approval

Env-Wt 704.03 Supplementary Information; Criteria for Compensatory Mitigation

Env-Wt 704.04 Public Hearing

Env-Wt 704.05 Consideration of Public Input; Decision on Application

 

PART Env-Wt 705 NOTIFICATION; PERMIT ISSUANCE; APPEAL

Env-Wt 705.01 Notice Prior to Permit Issuance

Env-Wt 705.02 Review of Comments; Permit Issuance

Env-Wt 705.03 Appeal

 

PART Env-Wt 706 WAIVERS FOR ACTIVITIES IN PRIME WETLANDS/BUFFERS

Env-Wt 706.01 Availability of Waivers for Activities in Prime Wetlands/Buffers

Env-Wt 706.02 Requirements for Waiver Requests for Forestry Activities

Env-Wt 706.03 Issuance of Waivers for Forestry Activities

Env-Wt 706.04 Requirements for Waiver Requests for Other Activities in Buffers

Env-Wt 706.05 Issuance of Waivers for Other Activities in Duly-Established 100-Foot Buffers

Env-Wt 706.06 Waiver Term; Extensions of Waivers

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 800 COMPENSATORY MITIGATION

PART Env-Wt 801 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY; DETERMINATION OF APPROPRIATE MITIGATION; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

Section Env-Wt 801.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 801.02 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 801.03 Determination of Type of Compensatory Mitigation Required

Section Env-Wt 801.04 Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

PART Env-Wt 802 DEFINITIONS

Section Env-Wt 802.01 Conservation Easement

Section Env-Wt 802.02 Conservation Interest

Section Env-Wt 802.03 HUC 12[HG1] -digit watershed

Section Env-Wt 802.04 In-Lieu Mitigation Payment

Section Env-Wt 802.05 Permittee-Responsible Mitigation

Section Env-Wt 802.06 Qualified Professional

Section Env-Wt 802.07 Service Area

Section Env-Wt 802.08 Stewardship Plan

Section Env-Wt 802.09 Sub-Watershed

 

PART Env-Wt 803 COMPENSATORY MITIGATION PROPOSALS

Section Env-Wt 803.01 Plan and Report Required for All Mitigation Proposals

Section Env-Wt 803.02 Additional Information for Wetland Impact Projects and Wetland Restoration, Enhancement, or Creation Mitigation Proposals

Section Env-Wt 803.03 Additional Information for Stream Impact Projects and Stream Restoration or Enhancement Mitigation Proposals

Section Env-Wt 803.04 Mitigation Project Monitoring

Section Env-Wt 803.05 Proposal for In-Lieu Mitigation Payment

Section Env-Wt 803.06 Compensatory Mitigation Site Location

Section Env-Wt 803.07 Compensation Amount

Section Env-Wt 803.08 Compensatory Mitigation Ratios

Section Env-Wt 803.09 Alternative Compensatory Mitigation Proposals

Section Env-Wt 803.10 Criteria for Acceptance of In-Lieu Mitigation Payments

Section Env-Wt 803.11 Notification of Decision on a Proposed In-Lieu Mitigation Payment

 

PART Env-Wt 804 AQUATIC RESOURCE BUFFER PRESERVATION

Section Env-Wt 804.01 Location and Value

Section Env-Wt 804.02 Dimensions

Section Env-Wt 804.03 Incorporated Jurisdictional Areas

Section Env-Wt 804.04 Criteria for Evaluation of an Aquatic Resource Buffer

 

PART Env-Wt 805 WETLAND RESTORATION, ENHANCEMENT, OR CREATION

Section Env-Wt 805.01 Choice of Wetland Restoration, Enhancement, or Creation

Section Env-Wt 805.02 Selection Criteria

Section Env-Wt 805.03 Plans for Wetland Restoration, Enhancement, or Creation Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 806 STREAM RESTORATION OR ENHANCEMENT

Section Env-Wt 806.01 Stream Restoration or Enhancement

Section Env-Wt 806.02 Goals; Types of Projects

Section Env-Wt 806.03 Information Required for Proposed Stream Mitigation Project

Section Env-Wt 806.04 Plans for Stream Restoration and Enhancement Projects

 

PART Env-Wt 807 REQUIREMENTS UPON APPROVAL OF MITIGATION PLAN

Section Env-Wt 807.01 Submittal of In-Lieu Mitigation Payment

Section Env-Wt 807.02 Notification of Recorded Conservation Interest

Section Env-Wt 807.03 Notification of Construction Completion

Section Env-Wt 807.04 Monitoring Report

Section Env-Wt 807.05 Adjustments to Mitigation Monitoring Plan

Section Env-Wt 807.06 Implementation of Remediation Plan

 

PART Env-Wt 808 AQUATIC RESOURCE COMPENSATORY MITIGATION FUND

Section Env-Wt 808.01 Use of Aquatic Resource Compensatory Mitigation Fund

Section Env-Wt 808.02 Identification of Eligible Projects

Section Env-Wt 808.03 Requirements for ARM Fund Pre-Proposals

Section Env-Wt 808.04 Requirements for ARM Fund Applications

Section Env-Wt 808.05 Signatures Required for Pre-Proposals and Applications

Section Env-Wt 808.06 Processing of ARM Fund Applications

Section Env-Wt 808.07 Eligibility Criteria for Wetland Restoration, Enhancement, or Creation Projects and Stream Restoration or Enhancement Projects

Section Env-Wt 808.08 Eligibility Criteria for Land Protection Projects

Section Env-Wt 808.09 Requirements Upon Determination of Eligibility

Section Env-Wt 808.10 Environmental Site Assessment Requirements

Section Env-Wt 808.11 Survey Requirements

Section Env-Wt 808.12 Appraisal Requirements

Section Env-Wt 808.13 Title Examination Requirements

Section Env-Wt 808.14 Conservation Interest Instrument Requirements

Section Env-Wt 808.15 Baseline Documentation Report

Section Env-Wt 808.16 Stewardship Requirements

Section Env-Wt 808.17 Final Approval, Execution, and Deed Recordation

Section Env-Wt 808.18 Site Selection Committee

Section Env-Wt 808.19 Application Ranking and election by the Site Selection Committee

Section Env-Wt 808.20 Project Evaluation

Section Env-Wt 808.21 Annual Report

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 900 STREAM CROSSINGS; CERTIFIED CULVERT MAINTAINER PROGRAM

PART Env-Wt 901 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY; EXEMPTIONS; INCORPORATED DEFINITIONS; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

Section Env-Wt 901.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 901.02 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 901.03 Exemptions

Section Env-Wt 901.04 Incorporated Definitions, Abbreviations, and Acronyms

PART Env-Wt 902 DEFINITIONS

Section Env-Wt 902.01 Aggradation

Section Env-Wt 902.02 Aquatic Organism

Section Env-Wt 902.03 Bankfull Depth

Section Env-Wt 902.04 Bankfull Flow

Section Env-Wt 902.05 Bankfull Width

Section Env-Wt 902.06 Closed-Bottom Culvert

Section Env-Wt 902.07 Connectivity

Section Env-Wt 902.08 Design Storm

Section Env-Wt 902-09 Embedded

Section Env-Wt 902.10 Entrenchment Ratio

Section Env-Wt 902.11 Existing Legal Crossing

Section Env-Wt 902.12 Flood-Prone Width

Section Env-Wt 902.13 Geomorphic Compatibility

Section Env-Wt 902.14 Grade Control

Section Env-Wt 902.15 High Bank Erosion

Section Env-Wt 902.16 Hydraulic Capacity

Section Env-Wt 902.17 Longitudinal Profile

Section Env-Wt 902.18 NH Stream Crossing Guidelines

Section Env-Wt 902.19 Open-Bottom Culvert

Section Env-Wt 902.20 Permanent Crossing

Section Env-Wt 902.21 Pipe Arch

Section Env-Wt 902.22 Reference Reach

Section Env-Wt 902.23 Rehabilitation

Section Env-Wt 902.24 Repair

Section Env-Wt 902.25 Replace In-Kind

Section Env-Wt 902.26 Replacement

Section Env-Wt 902.27 Self-Mitigating

Section Env-Wt 902.28 Sinuosity

Section Env-Wt 902.29 Span Structure

Section Env-Wt 902.30 Stream Channel

Section Env-Wt 902.31 Stream Enhancement

Section Env-Wt 902.32 Stream Simulation

Section Env-Wt 902.33 Temporary Crossing

Section Env-Wt 902.34 Tier 1 Stream Crossing

Section Env-Wt 902.35 Tier 2 Stream Crossing

Section Env-Wt 902.36 Tier 3 Stream Crossing

Section Env-Wt 902.37 Tier 4 Stream Crossing

 

PART Env-Wt 903 STREAM CROSSINGS: CLASSIFICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS

Section Env-Wt 903.01 Classification of Stream Crossings and Stream Crossing Projects

Section Env-Wt 903.02 Application Fees

Section Env-Wt 903.03 Information Required for a Stream Crossing SPN, LSA, or EXP

Section Env-Wt 903.04 Information Required for All Stream Crossing Standard Permit Applications

Section Env-Wt 903.05 Information Required for Certain Stream Crossing Standard Permit Applications

Section Env-Wt 903.06 Hydraulic Capacity Report

 

PART Env-Wt 904 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF STREAM CROSSINGS

Section Env-Wt 904.01 General Design Considerations

Section Env-Wt 904.02 Conditions Applicable to All Stream Crossing Work

Section Env-Wt 904.03 Tier 1 Stream Crossings

Section Env-Wt 904.04 Tier 2 Stream Crossings

Section Env-Wt 904.05 Tier 3 Stream Crossings

Section Env-Wt 904.06 Tier 4 Stream Crossings

Section Env-Wt 904.07 Design Criteria for Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4 Stream Crossings

Section Env-Wt 904.08 Repair, Rehabilitation, or Replacement of Tier 1 or Tier 2 Existing Legal Crossings

Section Env-Wt 904.09 Repair, Rehabilitation, or Replacement of Tier 3 and Tier 4 Existing Legal Crossings

Section Env-Wt 904.10 Alternative Designs

 

PART Env-Wt 905 CERTIFIED CULVERT MAINTAINER PROGRAM

Section Env-Wt 905.01 Applicability

Section Env-Wt 905.02 Definitions

Section Env-Wt 905.03 Qualifications for Initial Certificate

Section Env-Wt 905.04 Application for Initial Certificate

Section Env-Wt 905.05 Signature Required

Section Env-Wt 905.06 Issuance of Certificate

Section Env-Wt 905.07 Certificate Renewal; Continuing Education Required

Section Env-Wt 905.08 Obligations and Responsibilities of Certified Individuals

Section Env-Wt 905.09 Quarterly Reporting Required

Section Env-Wt 905.10 Suspension, Revocation, or Refusal to Renew Certificate

Section Env-Wt 905.11 Approved Provider Application

Section Env-Wt 905.12 Designation as Approved Provider

Section Env-Wt 905.13 Signature and Certification

Section Env-Wt 905.14 Expiration and Renewal of Designation

Section Env-Wt 905.15 Obligations of Approved Providers

Section Env-Wt 905.16 Delegation of Certain Administrative Functions to Approved Providers

 

CHAPTER Env-Wt 1000 REGISTRATION OF LEGALLY EXISTING DOCKING STRUCTURES IN NON-TIDAL WATERS

 

PART Env-Wt 1001 PURPOSE; APPLICABILITY

Section Env-Wt 1001.01 Purpose

Section Env-Wt 1001.02 Applicability

 

PART Env-Wt 1002 DEFINITIONS

Section Env-Wt 1002.01 Owner

 

PART Env-Wt 1003 REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

Section Env-Wt 1003.01 Fee and registration Information Required

Section Env-Wt 1003.02 Registration Fee and Documents Required

Section Env-Wt 1003.03 Specifications for Plans and Photographs of Current Conditions; Information, Details, and Quality

 

PART Env-Wt 1004 PROCESSING OF REGISTRATION

Section Env-Wt 1004.01 Review of Registration Requests

Section Env-Wt 1004.02 Notification of Department Determination

Section Env-Wt 1004.03 Failure to Timely Process Registration Submittal

Section Env-Wt 1004.04 Display of Registration Numbers on Docking Structures

Section Env-Wt 1004.05 Period of Validity and Modifications

 

PART Env-Wt 1005 REGISTRATION RENEWALS

Section Env-Wt 1005.01 Registration Renewal Information and Timing

Section Env-Wt 1005.02 Filing Fee and Documents Required

Section Env-Wt 1005.03 Processing of Registration Renewal Requests

 


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