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 is not complete with all required information and application fee, the application shall be returned to the applicant.  The staff shall advise the applicant by mail:

(1)           how the application or accompanying supporting information may be modified to make it acceptable or complete;

(2)           that the 90 day processing period required in G.S. 143‑215.1 and Rule .0108 of this Section begins upon receipt of corrected or complete application with required supporting information.

(c)  Pursuant to G.S. 143‑215.67(a), the staff of the Division shall determine for sewer system construction or sewer system extensions, 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.

(d)  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 must 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 acceptable or complete.  The staff shall advise the applicant by mail:

(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;

(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 must 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.