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TIOGA COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT

EROSION AND SEDIMENT POLLUTION CONTROL PLAN REVIEW FEE SCHEDULE

Effective April 15, 2010

 

            The Tioga County Conservation District will charge the following fees for Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plan Reviews as authorized by Act 217, The Conservation District Law.  Plan Requirements are applied as per DEP’s Chapter 102, Erosion and Sediment Control Regulation 102.4(b)(2)(i), which states, in part, any earthmoving activity which disturbs at least 5,000 square feet requires a written Erosion and Sediment Control Plan.   

Subdivisions – Residential 

$ 100 per lot plus assessment for disturbed area greater than ½ acre. 

   *Disturbed areas included any and all disturbed land such as roadways, utilities, etc. which are necessary for        site development. 

0.5 – 1.99 acres                       $ 150.00

2 – 4.99 acres                          $ 350.00

5 – 9.99 acres                          $ 550.00

10 – 14.99 acres                      $ 750.00

15+ acres                                 $ 750.00 plus $ 40.00 per acre over 15 acres  

(Townhouses, Apartments, and Trailer Park fees will be based on Industrial/Commercial Rates) 

Industrial / Commercial  

Less than 1.0 acre                   $ 300.00

1 – 4.99 acres                          $ 500.00

5 – 9.99 acres                          $ 700.00

10 – 14.99 acres                      $ 900.00

15 – 24.99 acres                      $ 1100.00

25+ acres                                 $ 1200.00 plus $ 25.00 per acre over 25 acres 

Other Land Development 

Less than 1.0 acre                   $ 150.00

1 – 2.99 acres                          $ 200.00

3 + acres                                  $ 200.00 plus $ 25.00 per acre over 3 acres  

Timber Harvesting (Tract Size) 

0 – 99 acres                             $ 100.00

100 – 199 acres                       $ 150.00

200 – 299 acres                       $ 200.00

300 – 399 acres                       $ 250.00

400 – 499 acres                       $ 300.00

500 + acres                              $ 300.00 plus $ 50.00 per 100 acres above 500 acres 

 

Chapter 105 Stream Encroachment 

GP-1        Fish Habitat Enhancement Structures............................................

$    50.00

= $      

 GP-2       Small Docks and Boat Launching Ramps....................       (#) x

$  175.00

= $      

 GP-3       Bank Rehabilitation, Bank Protection and
                 Gravel Bar Removal..........................................................      
(#) x

$  250.00

= $      

 GP-4       Intake and Outfall Structures..........................................       (#) x

$  200.00

= $      

 GP-5       Utility Line Stream Crossings1........................................       (#) x

$  250.00

= $      

 GP-6       Agricultural Crossings and Ramps................................       (#) x

$    50.00

= $      

 GP-7       Minor Road Crossings1....................................................       (#) x

$  350.00

= $      

 GP-8       Temporary Road Crossings1...........................................       (#) x

$  175.00

= $      

 GP-9       Agricultural Activities...........................................................................

$    50.00

= $      

 

 

GP #

Description

Fee

Fee Explanation

GP-1

Fish Habitat Enhancement Structures

$ 50

Fee is assessed per project not per individual structure. 

GP-2

Small Docks and Boat Launching Ramps

$175

Fee is assessed per individual dock or boat ramp.  The fee is the number of docks and ramps totaled times the fee. 

GP-3

Bank Rehabilitation, Bank Protection and Gravel Bar Removal

$250

Fee is assessed per project and not individual bank or gravel bar removal locations.  Only one single and complete project along a continuous stream reach not exceeding 500 feet measured down centerline of stream.  Additional projects or areas must be separately registered and the fee would apply to each registration.

GP-4

Intake and Outfall Structures

$200

Fee is assessed per individual intake or outfall structure.  The fee is the total number of structures times the fee.

GP-51

Utility Line Stream Crossings1

$250

Fee is assessed per individual utility line or conduit crossing (a wetland and stream crossing may be separate crossings even if adjacent).  The fee is the total number of utility lines times the number of resource crossings times the fee.

GP-6

Agricultural Crossings and Ramps

$ 50

Fee is assessed per individual crossing or ramp structure.  The fee is the total number of crossings and ramps times the fee.

GP-71

Minor Road Crossings1

$350

Fee is assessed per individual minor road crossing (a wetland and stream crossing may be separate crossings even if adjacent).  The fee is the total number of road crossings times the fee.

GP-81

Temporary Road Crossings1

$175

Fee is assessed per individual temporary road crossing (a wetland and stream crossing may be separate crossings even if adjacent).  The fee is the total number of temporary road crossings times the fee.

GP-9

Agricultural Activities

$ 50

Fee is assessed per project not per individual structure or activity.  Multiple projects can be registered under a single registration and as such the fee is applied to each project and then totaled.

NPDES Administrative Filing Fees 

NPDES General                      $ 500.00

NPDES Individual                 $ 1500.00 

   * Fees mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and subject to change. 

 

Minor Modification Fee 

Minor modifications to an approved erosion and sediment control plan will be assessed at $40.00 per hour with a one hour minimum. 

 

Additional Fees and Procedures 

  1. If a permit application is administratively incomplete the Conservation District will retain the administrative filing fee and a new administrative filing fee will need to be submitted upon application resubmittal.

 

  1. When plans fail to address deficiencies as determined by the Conservation District a charge of 50% of the original review fee will be imposed for the third submission and each submission thereafter until the plan meets the requirements of Chapter 102.

 

  1. All fees are non-refundable upon the Districts initiation of the plan review.

 

  1. Applications containing major errors or deficiencies will be returned to the applicant without District review and a new set of review fees shall be included when resubmitted.

 

  1. Major modifications to approved plans or permit packages will require a new set of fees be submitted.

 

  1. PA State Governmental agencies are exempt from both administrative filing fees and E&S review fees.

 

  1. An E&SPC plan will be considered complete for review when the District receives a completed application form (not required for NPDES permit applications), a check made payable to the Tioga County Conservation District in the amount of the appropriate fee, copies of the plan drawings and the erosion and sediment control plan narrative as required to define the proposed activity.

 

  1. A permit application for an NPDES General or NPDES Individual must include a separate check payable to the Tioga County Clean Water Fund in the amount of the appropriate administrative filing fee in addition to the appropriate E&SPC plan review fee.

 

  1. A $25.00 charge will be assessed for any check refused by the bank due to insufficient funds and the application package will not receive review.

 

  1. E&SPC Plans will be reviewed within 30 business days of receiving a complete application package.