Earth Disturbance

RequirementsEarth Disturbance
Less Than 5000 Sq.Ft.
Earth Disturbance
5000 Sq.Ft. or Greater
and Less Than 1 Acre
Earth Disturbance
1 Acre or Greater
Installation of E&S BMPsYESYESYES
Required written
E&S Plan on site
Required in certain circumstances.
Contact the Lancaster County
Conservation District.
YESYES
Require E&S Plan approval
from Lancaster County
Conservation District
If required by municipality
or other regulation.
If required by municipality
or other regulation.
YES
Required NPDES PermitNONOYES

 

Agricultural plowing and tilling activities are exempt from NPDES however require a Conservation Plan. Other agricultural activities may be exempt from NPDES as well. Please contact the Lancaster County Conservation District for further guidance in planning and permitting for agricultural activities.