State Stormwater General Permits

Certain, limited land disturbing activities can be covered by Post-Construction General Permits, which do not require a detailed technical review by DEMLR. Please see the table below for the activities that can be covered under general permits, copies of the permits, and application forms.

*Note that these general permits are not the same as Industrial General Permits, which can be found here.

State Stormwater General Permits

GP Number - Name

Application

Permit Text

SWG 01 - Single Family Residence

NOI
 

Permit
 

SWG 02 - Bulkheads & Boat Ramps

NOI
 

Permit
 

SWG 03 - Clearing & Grading

 NOI

 Permit

SWG 04 - Linear Utility Projects

 NOI

 Permit

SWG 05 - Residential Development less than 1 acre

 NOI

 Permit

As of 1/1/2017, the SWG06 Low Density general permit is no longer offered.  Low density projects may apply under the Standard Permitting Process or the Fast Track Permitting Process (if the project qualifies).