Operational State Stormwater Permit Application Materials

Operational Permit Reference Materials
General Application Information
Application Forms
Application Forms (worksheets)

I. Operational Permit Reference Materials

Stormwater Detention Basin

Each new application shall meet all applicable criteria for water quality, groundwater recharge, channel protection, overbank flood protection, and extreme flood control as outlined in Volume I of the Vermont Stormwater Management Manual (VSMM). Volume II of the VSMM provides more detailed technical guidance related to these requirements. 

The Vermont State Stormwater Discharge Permits are based on the following Stormwater Management Rules. Please refer to these documents as needed. 

II. General Application Information

All permit applications must be submitted on a CD/DVD by mail. Fee payments must be by check, payable to State of Vermont. Application submittals will not be accepted via email or through external ftp sites. Unless full scale paper copies of site plans are specifically requested by the Stormwater Program, electronic versions of site plans are preferred.

An application will be considered administratively incomplete and will not proceed onto technical review unless all of the items listed on the NOI form, and all of the required worksheets for any STP, waiver, or credit listed are included as listed on the Schedule A.  Application forms and worksheets are updated as necessary. They must be downloaded from this website each time you submit a new application. Submitted applications using out-of-date forms may be rejected. Please refer to the Application Requirements for Operational Permits document for more detailed information on application submittals.

Application Format

A complete application is comprised of all the applicable application materials and a check for the applicable fees. These materials should be organized into 5 separate documents, saved individually as PDFs. The five PDFs should be named as shown below:
1. “NOI”
2. “Attachment 1: Narrative”
3. “Attachment 2: Worksheets”
4. “Attachment 3: Modeling”
5. “Attachment 4: Plans”

III. Application Forms

  1. Notice of Intent Forms

  2. Narrative template

    • Attachment 1: Narrative - Use this word document as a template for the narrative of any new project. This attachment should include a soils map and a location map. Required for all new applications. 
  3. Worksheets

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