- Site description identifying potential sources of pollution that may affect the quality of stormwater water discharges.
- Appropriate best management practices (BMP), including erosion, sediment, and stormwater management controls to minimize the discharge of pollutants from the site to the maximum extents practical.
- Description of steps taken to prevent and control pollutants in stormwater discharge from the site, including inspection of all disturbed areas and maintenance of all controls to ensure their effective operation.
- The individual responsible for the SWPPP implementation.
A more detailed SWPPP development guide can be found at the EPA website. After the land disturbing activities are complete and the site has achieved final stabilization, the operator should terminate his coverage under the permit by completing a Notice of Termination (NOT) form and submitting it to NDEQ.
For more information on how to comply with the stormwater program regulations, see the NDEQ website or the EPA’s fact sheet "Storm Water Management for Construction Activities". More information about NPDES stormwater permits and assistance on filling out required paperwork can be obtained by contacting NDEQ.
For more information and links to State permits, visit Educational Resources