What is a Swppp permit?
Also asked, do I need a Swppp?
A SWPPP is a required step for facilities seeking to obtain a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit. And every facility that discharges pollutants directly into a Water of the United States (WOTUS) must obtain an NPDES Permit.
One may also ask, what is Swppp certification? A SWPPP is required (by your construction general permit) and will help you prevent stormwater pollution. A SWPPP is more than just a sediment and erosion control plan. It describes all the construction site operator's activities to prevent stormwater contamination, control.
Additionally, what is the purpose of a Swppp?
The SWPPP is a document that outlines how a construction project will minimize stormwater pollution. Construction sites are a well-known source of sediment and other pollutants which can cause significant harm to rivers, lakes, coastal waters, and flood control facilities.
How do I get a stormwater permit?
The fastest and easiest way to obtain permit coverage is through EPA's new online permit application system (www.epa.gov/npdes/enoi). EPA's permit requires a 7-day waiting period after an NOI is filed and posted on EPA's Web site (www. epa. gov/npdes/noisearch).