This website has been authorized by the Palm Beach County MS4 NPDES (PBC NPDES) Steering Committee as as resource for all permittees within the county. It is intended that this site will provide the user with helpful information on understanding and complying with the requirements of the MS4 NPDES permit.
Permit Component - Construction Site Runoff
The 3rd Cycle permit continues to include requirements related to preventing and/or reducing pollutants in stormwater runoff from construction sites.
Please note: the MS4 permit is not the same as the FDEP Generic Permit for Stormwater Discharge from Large and Small Construction Sites (GCP).
The PBC MS4 NPDES permit requires that permittees to the following related to construction site runoff include:
FDEP Generic Construction Permit
Any construction site (publically or privately owned) that disturbs one acre or more of land, is required to seek coverage under the FDEP Generic Permit for Stormwater Discharge from Large and Small Construction Activities (CGP).
It is the CGP that includes the requirement that a Notice of Intent (NOI) and Notice of Termination (NOT) be submitted to FDEP. It is also the CGP that requires completion of a stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP). Visit FDEP's webpage related to construction activity.
For more information related to the CGP, try the following links:
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