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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


 

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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

 


 

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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


 

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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


 

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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

 


 

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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


 

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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

 


 

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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-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

 


 

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

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

                  Env-Wt 901.01  Purpose

                  Env-Wt 901.02  Applicability

                  Env-Wt 901.03  Exemptions

                  Env-Wt 901.04  Incorporated Definitions, Abbreviations, and Acronyms

         

          PART Env-Wt 902  DEFINITIONS

                  Env-Wt 902.01  Aggradation

                  Env-Wt 902.02  Aquatic Organism

                  Env-Wt 902.03  Bankfull Depth

                  Env-Wt 902.04  Bankfull Flow

                  Env-Wt 902.05  Bankfull Width

                  Env-Wt 902.06  Closed-Bottom Culvert

                  Env-Wt 902.07  Connectivity

                  Env-Wt 902.08  Design Storm

                  Env-Wt 902-09  Embedded

                  Env-Wt 902.10  Entrenchment Ratio

                  Env-Wt 902.11  Existing Legal Crossing

                  Env-Wt 902.12  Flood-Prone Width

                  Env-Wt 902.13  Geomorphic Compatibility

                  Env-Wt 902.14  Grade Control

                  Env-Wt 902.15  High Bank Erosion

                  Env-Wt 902.16  Hydraulic Capacity

                  Env-Wt 902.17  Longitudinal Profile

                  Env-Wt 902.18  NH Stream Crossing Guidelines

                  Env-Wt 902.19  Open-Bottom Culvert

                  Env-Wt 902.20  Permanent Crossing

                  Env-Wt 902.21  Pipe Arch

                  Env-Wt 902.22  Reference Reach

                  Env-Wt 902.23  Rehabilitation

                  Env-Wt 902.24  Repair

                  Env-Wt 902.25  Replace In-Kind

                  Env-Wt 902.26  Replacement

                  Env-Wt 902.27  Self-Mitigating

                  Env-Wt 902.28  Sinuosity

                  Env-Wt 902.29  Span Structure

                  Env-Wt 902.30  Stream Channel

                  Env-Wt 902.31  Stream Enhancement

                  Env-Wt 902.32  Stream Simulation

                  Env-Wt 902.33  Temporary Crossing

                  Env-Wt 902.34  Tier 1 Stream Crossing

                  Env-Wt 902.35  Tier 2 Stream Crossing

                  Env-Wt 902.36  Tier 3 Stream Crossing

                  Env-Wt 902.37  Tier 4 Stream Crossing

 

          PART Env-Wt 903  STREAM CROSSINGS:  CLASSIFICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS

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

                  Env-Wt 903.02  Application Fees

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

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

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

                  Env-Wt 903.06  Hydraulic Capacity Report

 

          PART Env-Wt 904  DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF STREAM CROSSINGS

                  Env-Wt 904.01  General Design Considerations

                  Env-Wt 904.02  Conditions Applicable to All Stream Crossing Work

                  Env-Wt 904.03  Tier 1 Stream Crossings

                  Env-Wt 904.04  Tier 2 Stream Crossings

                  Env-Wt 904.05  Tier 3 Stream Crossings

                  Env-Wt 904.06  Tier 4 Stream Crossings

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

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

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

                  Env-Wt 904.10  Alternative Designs

 

PART Env-Wt 905  CERTIFIED CULVERT MAINTAINER PROGRAM

               Env-Wt 905.01  Applicability

               Env-Wt 905.02  Definitions

               Env-Wt 905.03  Qualifications for Initial Certificate

               Env-Wt 905.04  Application for Initial Certificate

               Env-Wt 905.05  Signature Required

               Env-Wt 905.06  Issuance of Certificate

               Env-Wt 905.07  Certificate Renewal; Continuing Education Required

               Env-Wt 905.08  Obligations and Responsibilities of Certified Individuals

               Env-Wt 905.09  Quarterly Reporting Required

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

               Env-Wt 905.11  Approved Provider Application

               Env-Wt 905.12  Designation as Approved Provider

               Env-Wt 905.13  Signature and Certification

               Env-Wt 905.14  Expiration and Renewal of Designation

               Env-Wt 905.15  Obligations of Approved Providers

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

 


 

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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