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Public Review Documents

MS4 General Permit

The Department has prepared a draft renewal of the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (GP-0-15-003). This Permit will authorize new and existing discharges of stormwater from municipally and publicly owned separate storm sewer systems.

Construction General Permit

The Department has prepared a draft renewal of the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity (GP-0-15-002). This Permit will authorize new and existing discharges of stormwater from construction activities.

  • GP-0-15-002 (PDF) (785 KB)
  • Fact Sheet (PDF) (60 KB)
  • Public Notice Information
    • Public Notice Date: 07/30/2014
    • Comments Due: 09/02/2014
    • Submit written comments to:
      • Stormwater_info@dec.ny.gov with CGP comments as the subject line; or,
      • Dave Gasper, NYSDEC, Division of Water, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-3505

New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual

The Department has prepared draft updates to the following sections of the New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual:

NYC MS4 Permit

The Department has prepared a draft State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) owned or operated by the City of New York . This Permit will authorize stormwater discharges from the separate storm sewer system currently existing within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of New York and limited to those MS4 outfalls owned or operated by NYC.

New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual 2010 Update Transition Policy

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has finalized the New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual 2010 Update Transition Policy (PDF) (220 KB).

This guidance clarifies the criteria an owner or operator of a construction project, subject to the requirements of the SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activity (GP-0-10-001), must meet in order to continue to use a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) that was designed in accordance with the 2008 version of the New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual (Design Manual).

General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) Notices Of Intent (NOI) Availability Report

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