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Chapter 102 - Erosion and Sediment Control 

Under Pennsylvania Code, Chapter 102 an Erosion and Sediment Control Permit (ESCP) is required for timber harvesting activities disturbing 25 acres or more over the life of the entire project.  This includes the construction of skid trails, haul roads, landing areas, and other similar logging or silvicultural practices.

 

CH 102. Erosion and Sediment Control

Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Index (PNDI)

Erosion and Sediment Control Plan for a Timber Harvesting Operation

Application Package

Timber Harvesting Operations Field Guide for Waterways, Wetlands, and Erosion Control

 

Chapter 105 - Wetlands and Stream Encroachments Regulations and Legislation

Under the delegation of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, The Tioga County Conservation District is responsible for permitting, inspecting and monitoring specified categories of water obstructions and encroachments. Most commonly a timber harvesting operation could include:

 

GP-7 Minor Road Crossings
GP-8 Temporary Road
Crossings

 

Chapter 105. Wetlands and Stream Encroachments Regulations and Legislation

Application Package

Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Index (PNDI)

 

Fee Schedule click here

 

Forestry Links

   Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

   PennState Natural Resources Extension (Forest Stewardship)

   Sustainable Forestry Initiative Website