The SESC application form is a State form and may be used for plan submission to any of New Jersey's Soil Conservation Districts.
The Request for Determination of Non-Applicability form (formerly called "Exemption" is to be submitted with a site or plot plan and the $50 review fee. For applicability determination, the plan may be a photocopy and need not be sealed. Outline on the copy the area to be disturbed if not already depicted. Review fees are not refundable - please check exemption criteria carefully prior to submitting. If the total disturbance will exceed 5000s.f., the SESC application form should be used.
New HEPSCD fee Schedule (effective 4/1/13)
Please note that non-public (private venture) projects in Wayne are inspected by the township and do not submit inspection fees (submit the review fee +SSCC fee only). Non-public projects in Newark are to file for certification with the City of Newark Engineering Department, 920 Broad St # 420,Newark, NJ 07102-2609.
Additional Fees and Expenses
In order to obtain a Conditional Report of Compliance (CRC) during the winter months when weather conditions do not allow for landscaping to be completed, an Erosion Control Performance Bond must be placed. This must be done prior to filing for a temporary Certificate of Occupancy.
Engineers and architects may download the District-specific Soil Erosion & Sediment Control Notes for use on plans submitted to this District.
The Basin Summary Form shall be submitted when applicable. Submit one form per basin.
Copies of public records may be requested using the NJ Dept. of Ag Soil Conservation District OPRA form. A request for access to a government record must be in writing and hand-delivered, mailed,transmitted electronically, or otherwise conveyed to the appropriate custodian. N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5.g. A records request under OPRA cannot be made by telephone.
Please note that the District follows the approved State fee schedule for copying documents. Fees are to be paid in full by check made payable to HEPSCD when requested documents are received. If documents are to be mailed, postage costs will be added and the total amount must be paid before the documents will be mailed.
The District charges additional fees for oversized copies , which must be done by an offsite copying service.
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