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Stormwater Permitting

Industrial General Permit Resources

Permit Overview

The TO DO LIST - Complying with the Industrial General Permit for Storm Water Associated with Industrial Activities

Facility List

Browse a complete list of facilities by SIC Code, which are required to obtain the Industrial General Permit. Or use OSHA’s SIC Code Manual and Attachment A of the Industrial General Permit to determine if your facility is included


SIC Code Manual

Use OSHA’s SIC Code Manual to determine your facilities Standard Industrial Classification Code. See Attachment A of the Industrial General Permit to determine if your facility is required to obtain the Permit.

Attachment A

Attachment A of the Industrial General Permit outlines the facilities which are required to obtain the Permit.


What's Streamline's Role?

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Streamline Planning currently provides Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) development and permitting assistance to a number of local facilities.

With Certified Professionals our experienced planners can assist facilities in all aspects of the NPDES permitting:

  1. Erosion and Sediment Control
  2. Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioner (QISP)
  3. Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD)
  4. Trainer of Record (ToR)

Let Streamline find the most straightforward and cost effective route to permitting your facility while you focus on what you do best, running your business.


New Stormwater Permit Regulations

Authorized by the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA) the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) now requires industrial, municipal and many other facilities not previously regulated to obtain coverage under the Industrial General Permit.

This Industrial Permit regulates stormwater and authorized non-stormwater discharges from industrial facilities listed in Attachment A of the permit. The purpose of this permit is to minimize pollutants from entering waterways of the United States.

The State Water Resource Board (State Water Board) and the Regional Water Control Boards executes and enforces this Industrial Permit

Requirements:

  • Eliminate unauthorized non-storm water discharges (NSWDs)
  • Develop and Implement Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs)
  • Conduct visual and analytical storm water observations for indicator parameters
  • Compare monitoring results with numeric action levels (NALs)
  • Perform the appropriate Exceedance Response Action (ERAs) when NALs are exceeded
  • Certify and submit all documentation via Storm Water Multiple Application and Report Tracking System (SMARTS)

Stormwater Permitting

No Exposure Certification (NEC)

Facilities with SIC Codes that are included in the Industrial General Permit that can certify that all industrial materials and activities are not exposed to stormwater a No Exposure Certification (NEC) may be filed with the State Water Board. Facilities that qualify for the NEC must submit the following Permit Registration Documents to the State Water Board by October 1, 2015:

  1. NEC Certification
  2. NEC Checklist
  3. Site Map
  4. Storm Water Multiple Application and Report Tracking System (SMARTS) Authorization Form
  5. Annual fee of $242

Notice of Intent (NOI)

Facilities included in the Industrial General Permit must submit the following Permit Registration Documents to the State Water Board by August 14, 2015.

  1. NOI Certification
  2. Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
  3. Site Map
  4. Storm Water Multiple Application and Report Tracking System (SMARTS) Authorization Form
  5. Annual fee of $1,632

Penalties for Non-Compliance

Facilities that require General Permits and do not submit the NOI or NEC will be in non-compliance. According to the California Water Code 13260, penalties could result in one or more of the following:

  • Up to $1,000 per day fine
  • A civil liability imposed by the superior court not to exceed $5,000 per day
  • Recession of existing WDRs
  • Prosecution as a misdemeanor

Important Dates

August 14, 2015

Notice of Intent (NOI)

Facilities requiring the Industrial General Permit 2014-0057-DWQ must submit a Notice of Intent to the State Water Board by this date.


October 1, 2015

No Exposure Certification (NEC)

Facilities requiring the Industrial General Permit 2014-0057-DWQ who can certify that all industrial activities and materials are unexposed from storm water must submit a Non Exposure Certification by this date.