PERMIT RESOURCES

The following resources are meant to aid in the preparation of District Permits. Specific items each resource address for the permit application are noted in bullets below resource.

Minnesota Hydrology Guide
http://www.mn.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/eng/pdf/mhgweb.pdf

  • Runoff Input Parameters
  • Rainfall frequencies

Minnesota Stormwater Manual
http://proteus.pca.state.mn.us/water/stormwater/stormwater-manual.html

  • Runoff Input Parameters
  • Rainfall frequencies
  • Water quality treatment methods
  • Approved water quality models and approaches
  • Erosion control BMPs

USDA Web Soil Survey
http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/HomePage.htm

  • Soil Information

USDA/NRCS Soil Loss Equation
http://www.mn.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/ecs/agron/RUSLE2/rusle2.html

  • Soil Loss Tolerance Information

FEMA Floodplain Map Store
http://www.msc.fema.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/FemaWelcomeView?storeId=10001&catalogId=100 01&langId=-1

  • Floodplain and Floodway locations

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/waters/index.html

Ordinary High Water Mark Elevations

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency – NPDES Permit
http://www.pca.state.mn.us/water/stormwater/stormwater-c.html

  • NPDES Permit Application
  • SWPPP Preparation