15A NCAC 02T .0107 STAFF REVIEW AND PERMIT PREPARATION
(a) The staff of the Division shall conduct a review of plans, specifications, and other project data accompanying the application and shall determine if the application and required information are complete. The staff shall acknowledge receipt of a complete application except for fast-track sewer applications. The local government unit or units having jurisdiction over specific residential projects shall be notified of permit applications in accordance with G.S. 143‑215.1(d1).
(b) If the application does not include all required information and the application fee, the application shall be returned to the applicant. The staff shall advise the applicant:
(1) how the application or accompanying supporting information may be modified to make it acceptable for review; and
(2) that the 90 day processing period required in G.S. 143‑215.1 and Rule .0108 of this Section begins upon receipt of a corrected application with required supporting information.
(c) In reviewing a permit application for sewer system construction or sewer system extensions, the staff of the Division shall determine whether the treatment works or the sewer system to which the proposed system will discharge is adequate to receive waste which will be discharged from the proposed system, pursuant to G.S. 143-215.67(a).
(d) In reviewing a permit application for new and expanding treatment works and disposal systems, the staff shall make a site‑specific evaluation to determine the potential impacts of the proposed project on surface and ground water quality. The applicant shall make the site accessible to the Division.
(e) If an application is accepted and later found to be incomplete, the applicant shall be advised how the application or accompanying supporting information may be modified to make it complete. The staff shall advise the applicant:
(1) that the 90 day processing period required in G.S. 143-215.1(d) and Rule .0108 of this Section begins on the date the additional information is received; and
(2) that if all required information is not submitted within 30 days, the project will be returned as incomplete. Any resubmittal of a returned application shall be accompanied with a new application fee.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143‑215.1(b); 143‑215.1(d); 143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.3(a)(4);
Eff. September 1, 2006;
Readopted Eff. September 1, 2018.