Construction General Permit Requirements & Solutions

Requirements (Incl. Increased Requirements)     See Solutions »

  • Risk Level assessment for all project sites disturbing 1 acre or more
  • Increasing SWPPP requirements based on Risk Level
  • Web‐based real‐time expanded SWPPP reporting requirements through the Stormwater Multiple Applications and Report Tracking System (SMARTS)
  • Preparation of Rain Event Action Plans (REAP) for all Risk Level 2 and 3 sites
  • Stormwater runoff must be tested and meet established numeric limits
    • Numeric Effluent Level (NEL)
    • Numeric Action Level (NAL)
  • Preparation of annual reports through SMARTS
  • Required SWPPP certifications:
    • Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD)
    • Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP)


ADH Construction General Permit Solutions

  • QSD SWPPP development and project coordination
  • QSP implementation, inspections and BMP evaluations
  • SMART system data entry
  • Submittal of Project Reporting Documents (PRDs) and data submittal for Legally Responsible Party (LRP) certification through the SMARTS system
  • Construction site management assistance
  • On‐site and workshop SWPPP compliance training
  • Rain Event Action Plans (REAP)
  • Rain event and periodic compliance inspections
  • Stormwater runoff sampling and analysis
  • Receiving water sampling planning, development, and implementation
  • Stormwater Effluent Numeric Action Level (NEL) and
  • Numeric Effluent Level (NEL) guidance