Register January 2020 No. 769
Chapter NR 216
STORM WATER DISCHARGE PERMITS
Long-term storm water maintenance requirements.
Subchapter I — Municipal Storm Water Discharge Permits
Permit coverage required.
Other environmental programs.
Urbanized area exemption.
Non-urbanized area exemption.
Petition for permit coverage.
Application for permit coverage.
Issuance of permits.
Permittee responsibility and permit conditions.
Subchapter II — Industrial Storm Water Discharge Permits
Applicability and exclusions.
Industry-specific general permits.
Storm water pollution prevention plan.
Compliance and reporting requirements.
Permit coverage transfers.
Subchapter III — Construction Site Storm Water Discharge Permits
Authorized local program.
Notice of intent requirements.
Notice of intent deadline.
Incomplete notice of intent and time limit for department decision.
Proof of permit coverage.
Erosion control plan requirements.
Storm water management plan requirements.
Reporting and monitoring requirements.
Conformance with other applicable regulations.
Use of information.
Notice of termination.
NR 216.001 Purpose.
The purpose of this chapter is to establish criteria defining those storm water discharges needing WPDES storm water permits, as required by s. 283.33
, Stats., and to implement the appropriate performance standards of subchs. III
and IV of ch. NR 151
. The goal of this chapter is to minimize the discharge of pollutants carried by storm water runoff from certain industrial facilities, construction sites and municipal separate storm sewer systems as identified in this chapter.
NR 216.001 History
History: CR 03-028
: cr. Register July 2004 No. 583
, eff. 8-1-04.
NR 216.002 Definitions.
For the purposes of this chapter the following definitions are applicable:
NR 216.002 Note
Additional definitions may be found in s. NR 205.03
“Best management practices" or “BMPs" means structural or non-structural measures, practices, techniques or devices employed to avoid or minimize soil, sediment or pollutants carried in runoff to waters of the state.