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Stormwater/Floodplain Procedures and Requirements

Required Permits

Prior to land disturbance of sites one (1) acre or greater in size, a Notice of Intent (NOI) (48 K) Acrobat Document and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) for erosion and sediment control must be submitted to both the City of Lincoln, Public Works Department and to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

Grading in a floodplain will require a Floodplain Permit PDF Document from the Building and Safety Department.

Changes to Navigable Waterways - Encroachments into open drainage channels or wetlands may require the engineer to file a 404 permit with the Army Corps of Engineers Remote Site.

Any business/industry that has a SIC classification and has a connection to the stormdrain system or has an overland flow of stormwater runoff from the site may be included in the State's NPDES industrial permit program.


Stormwater/Floodplain Procedures and Requirements