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Stormwater Applications for Land Disturbance and Development

For Single Family Residential Structures that disturb less than one (1) acre and Non-Residential & Major Subdivision that disturb less than one half (1/2) an acre, please complete and submit the following items:

- Erosion Prevention & Sediment Certificate (EPSC)
-Operating & Maintenance Agreement
- Pond Maintenance Agreement
- Plot Plan or Site Plan

For Single Family Residential Structures that disturb one (1) acre or more and Non-Residential & Major Subdivisions that disturb one half (1/2) an acre or more, please complete the following items:

- Stormwater Application
- Operating & Maintenance Agreement
- Pond Maintenance Agreement
- Pond Maintenance Plan
- Plot Plan, Site Plan, or Construction Plans
- Stormwater Design Checklist
- Plan Review Checklist
- Stormwater Review & Inspection Fees

Plan Review Fee(s) 
Type of Development or Activity Size of Development Standard Fee Additional Fee
Residential - Individual Single Family Less than 1 Acre Exempt - No Fee
Residential - Individual Single Family 1 Acres or Greater $100 per acre disturbed  
Residential - Single Family Subdivision 0.5 Acre or Greater $100 per acre disturbed  
Residential - Multi Family Subdivision 0.5 Acre or Greater $200 per acre disturbed  
Non-Residential 0.5 Acre or Greater $200 per acre disturbed
Review of Application for Variance Any $300 $300 per fact finding meeting
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Construction Inspection Fee(s)
Type of Development or Activity Area of Disturbance Standard Fee
Residential - Individual Single Family Less than 1 Acre Exempt - No Fee
Residential - Individual Single Family 1 Acre or Greater $100
Residential - Individual Single Subdivision 0.5 Acre or Greater $1 per linear foot of road + $2 per linear foot of drainage easement
Residential - Multi Family 0.5 Acre or Greater $1 per linear foot of road + $2 per linear foot of drainage easement
Non-Residential 0.5 - 5.0 Acres $100
Non-Residential 5.01 - 10 Acres $200
Non-Residential 10.01 Acres or Greater $300
The County may charge re-inspection fees if numerous inspections are required.

Items after approval received and construction is completed
- As-Built plans (digital & signed hard copy)
- As-Built Checklist
- Close-Out Application
- Transfer of Ownership (If Applicable)

Reference Items:
- Dorchester County's MS4 Area
- Stormwater Ordinance 07-21
- Stormwater Design Manual
- Planning & Zoning Ordinance 04-13

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Last updated: 6/14/2017 10:30:26 AM