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Construction sites and stormwater permits - Does your project need MPCA construction stormwater coverage?
You need permit coverage if you are the owner or operator for any construction activity disturbing:
A common plan of development or sale, such as a subdivision, phased project, or combination of construction activities, is an area where multiple, contiguous, separate land-disturbing activities may happen on different schedules, but under one proposed plan. "One proposed plan" can refer to several things, including (but not limited to):
Examples of common plan of development activities that require permit coverage
Check if you need construction stormwater subdivision registration from the MPCA before construction begins. If a portion of a permitted project is sold, such as a single lot in a residential development, use the subdivision registration form to transfer permit coverage to the new owner/contractor. This process allows a single permit covering an entire site to be broken up or “subdivided” to cover many different builders and sites.
More information. For technical assistance, please contact the construction stormwater inspector for your region.