​LOCAL PROGRAM INFORMATION FOR EMC APPROVAL (Updated 12.9.11)

Full Resubmittal Document, December 9, 2011 (PDF), PART 1

Full Resubmittal Document, December 9, 2011 (PDF), PART 2
 
 

Wake County Resubmittal Response, December 9, 2011

 
2. Other Stormwater Programs:
 
Table of Water Supply Watershed Standards in Wake County
 
Wake County Unified Development Ordinance, Article 9 Stormwater Management
3. Statement of Riparian Buffer Ordinance Compliance – Falls Lake is in the Neuse River Basin. Wake County has incorporated the Neuse riparian buffer rules into its Unified Development Ordinance, Article 11, Part 1 Neuse Riparian Buffers, Section 11-10 Applicability of Neuse Riparian Buffer Protection Rules.
 
4. State and Federal Entities Implementation – Wake County will not enforce the requirements of the Falls Lake Rule on State or Federal Entities.
 
5. Areas of Applicability – Wake County’s Planning jurisdiction in the Falls Lake Water Supply Watershed is limited to the unincorporated area of Wake County in the Falls Lake Water Supply Watershed, excluding any corporate limits or ETJ.
 
6. Minimum Qualifications of Stormwater Administrator – Copies of the PDQs established by the Wake County Board of Commissioners are included with this submittal for the Watershed Manager (Program Manager) and seven (7) Environmental Engineers/Consultants that perform development review/approval/permitting/inspections and enforcement. These are minimum qualifications. Individuals filling these positions frequently have qualifications that exceed the minimum standards.
 
Watershed Manager PDQ
  
Environmental Engineer/Consultant PDQ
7. Maintenance/Inspection Program – Wake County's stormwater maintenance/inspection requirements are outlined in the Wake County Unified Development Ordinance, Article 9, Stormwater Management, Part 3, Completion and Maintenance of Improvements. Article 9 is included with this submittal. A copy of Wake County's most recent BMP report is also attached. The BMP report includes a GIS map with the location of Wake County BMPs.
 
 
Wake County Unified Development Ordinance, Article 9 Stormwater Management 
 
Wake County Structural Stormwater Best Management Practices Annual Report 2011
 
8. Forms – Includes a New Development Standards Checklist Wake County developed for Falls Lake and other forms currently used by Wake County for stormwater permitting and compliance processes.
 
 
Standards Checklist for New Development Rule Falls Lake
 
 
Stormwater Submittal Checklist
 
 
Stormwater Permit Application
 
 
Stormwater Permit
 
 
As-built Submittal Checklist
 
 
As-built Certification
 
 
As-built Example
 
 
Access Easement
 
 
Bioretention Maintenance Agreement
 
 
Cistern Maintenance Agreement
 
 
Dry Detention Maintenance Agreement
 
 
Grass Swale Maintenance Agreement
 
 
Wet Detention Maintenance Agreement
 
 
Pond Dam Maintenance Agreement
 
 
9. Ordinance Changes – the proposed Ordinance to amend Article 9 Stormwater Management of the Wake County Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) to include the New Development Rules and copy of the UDO.
 
 
Proposed UDO Ordinance Amendment
 
 
Existing Wake County Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
  
10. Nutrient Loading Accounting Tool – Wake County is submitting a hybrid design tool based on the Falls Lake accounting tool, which has been modified to address the Wake County’s local stormwater requirements and the nutrient management strategies applicable in Wake County: Neuse, Falls and Jordan. Numerous questions arose in review of the Falls tool. These were discussed with the Falls Tool developer and DENR staff. Some issues were resolved; some remain unresolved. “Wake County Hybrid Stormwater Design Tool Documentation” outlines Wake County’s need for a hybrid tool, summarizes tool contents, worksheets and related issues and questions for DENR input. The hybrid tool is compliant with the Falls New Development Rule and is an Excel spreadsheet.
 
 
Wake County Hybrid Stormwater Design Tool Documentation (Updated 9.10.11)
 
Wake County Hybrid Stormwater Design Tool (Web Access Only)
 
Test #1 - JF Tool (Web Access Only) Test #1 - WC Tool (Web Access Only)
Test #2 - JF Tool (Web Access Only) Test #2 - WC Tool (Web Access Only)
Test #3 - JF Tool (Web Access Only) Test #3 - WC Tool (Web Access Only)
Test #4 - JF Tool (Web Access Only) Test #4 - WC Tool (Web Access Only)
Test #5 - JF Tool (Web Access Only) Test #5 - WC Tool (Web Access Only)
 
JF Tool and WC Tool Test Scenario Results(12.9.11)
 
 
 
13. Land Use Planning – Table summarizing recent plan and policy review.
 
Plan and Policy Review – Implementation Status of Water Resources Plan
14. Exceeding Minimum Requirements (optional)
 
List of Wake County Strategies Exceeding Minimum Requirements
Appendix A: Cover Letter, August 10, 2011