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(A) A technical review and comment form stating that the “plan is adequate” and a building permit shall be obtained prior to the initiation of any land disturbing activities.
(B) A complete storm water pollution prevention plan and erosion and sediment control plan (as described in the town Drainage Standards Manual and in accordance with Rule 5) shall be submitted in duplicate to the Town Department of Storm Water Management (“TDSWM”) or its designated representative. One copy will be used for review and one for construction site inspections.
(C) At the time of submittal, the date and time will be recorded.
(D) Each application shall bear the name(s) and address(es) of the owner or developer of the project site, and of any consulting firm retained by the applicant together with the name of the applicant’s principal contact at the firm and shall be accompanied by a filing fee, defined in the Drainage Standards Manual.
(E) Each application shall include a statement that any land clearing, construction or development involving the movement of earth shall be in accordance with the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan and that a certified contractor shall be on the project site on all days when construction or grading activity takes place.
(F) The town DSWM in cooperation with the town utilities will review each SWPPP to determine its conformance with the provisions of this regulation. Within 28 days after receiving the SWPPP, the town DSWM shall, in writing:
(1) Approve the SWPPP and provide a Technical Review and Comment Form stating that the “Plan is Adequate”;
(2) Approve the SWPPP subject to reasonable conditions as may be necessary to secure substantially the objectives of this regulation, and issue the Technical Review and Comment Form stating that the “Plan is Adequate”; or
(3) Provide a technical review and comment form stating that the “plan is deficient” and indicating the reason(s) and procedure for submitting a revised application and/or submission.
(G) Failure of the town DSWM to act on an original or revised application within 28 days of receipt shall authorize the applicant to proceed in accordance with the plans as filed unless the time is extended by agreement between the applicant and the DSWM. Pending preparation and approval of a revised plan, development activities shall be allowed to proceed in accordance with conditions established by the town DSWM.
(H) The sufficiency of the construction plans shall be based upon Rule 5 regulations and the criteria described in the current town Drainage Standards Manual.
(I) After receiving a technical review and comment form stating that the “plan is adequate”, if revisions to the construction plans require a change in measures appropriate to control the quality or quantity of storm water runoff, then revised plans must be submitted to town DSWM.
(J) The applicant will be required to file with the town DSWM faithful performance bond, letter of credit, or other improvement security in an amount deemed sufficient by the town DSWM to cover all costs of improvements, landscaping, maintenance of improvements for the period as specified by the town DSWM, and engineering and inspection costs to cover the cost of failure or repair of improvements installed on the project site.
(K) After receiving a technical review and comment form stating that the “plan is adequate” from the town DSWM, and within 48 hours of the start of construction, the following shall be submitted to the State Department of Environmental Management and County SWCD:
(1) Notice of Intent Form (required by 327 I.A.C. 15-5);
(2) A copy of the technical review and comment form stating that the “plan is adequate”;
(3) Proof of publication required by 327 I.A.C. 15-5-5(9); and
(4) A copy of the NOI must also be submitted to the town DSWM .
(L) The project site owner must submit a notice of termination (“NOT”) letter to State Department of Environmental Management and transmit a copy of the NOT letter to the town DSWM and the County SWCD when all land disturbing activities have been completed, the entire project site has been stabilized and all temporary erosion and sediment control measures have been removed.
(Ord. 2005-1, passed 1-11-2005)