[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg 5-14-2013 by Ord. No. 6-2013. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Stormwater Management Act: see 32 P.S. § 680.1 et seq.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Part 9 (Chs. 9-901 through 9-915), Spring Creek and Paxton Creek Watershed Stormwater Management Plan, adopted 11-12-2006 by Ord. No. 17-2006, as amended.
The applicant shall meet requirements as contained in 25 Pa. Code, Chapters 92 and 102, as required, and applicable as follows:
Evidence of any necessary plan or permit approval for earth disturbance activities from PADEP or the Dauphin County Conservation District must be provided to the City of Harrisburg.
A copy of the approved erosion and sediment control plan and any other permit, as required by PADEP or the Dauphin County Conservation District, shall be available at the project site at all times if required under 25 Pa. Code Chapter 102.
Construction of temporary roadways (e.g., for utility construction, timber harvesting, etc.) shall comply with all applicable standards for erosion and sedimentation control and stream crossing regulations under 25 Pa. Code, Chapters 102 and 105. The Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plan shall be submitted to the Dauphin County Conservation District for approval and shall address the following, as applicable:
Design of the roadway system, including haul roads, skid roads, landing areas, trails, and storage and staging areas.
Runoff control structures (e.g., diversions, culverts, detention ponds, etc.).
Stream crossings for both perennial and intermittent streams.
Access to public roadways, including design of rock construction entrance for mud and debris control.
A remediation plan for restoring the disturbed area through regrading, topsoil placement, reseeding, and other stabilization techniques, as required.
Additional erosion and sedimentation control design standards and criteria that must be applied where infiltration BMPs are proposed include the following:
Areas proposed for infiltration BMPs shall be protected from sedimentation and compaction during the construction phase, as to maintain their maximum infiltration capacity.
Infiltration BMPs shall be protected from receiving sediment-laden runoff.
The source of protection for infiltration BMPs shall be identified (i.e., orange construction fence surrounding the perimeter of the BMP).
All regulated activities within the Paxton Creek watershed shall conform to the current TMDL requirements as currently mandated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.