Forms, Applications, Downloads, Links and Guidance


The links to documents provided on this page will be updated as much as possible. PA DEP forms are constantly being updated or changed. It is the user's responsibility to ensure the most recent form is being used for a submittal to the Conservation District, DEP or other regulatory agency. DEP Forms can be retreived from the PA Department of Environmental Protection's eLibrary

Northampton County Conservation District forms and documents

NPDES guidance and forms

PA Erosion and Sediment Control Program (Chapter 102)

PNDI/PNHP documents

  • PNDI
    Link to Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program Website - Click on PNDI Environmental Review Tool

PHMC documents

Online Tools and Stream Impairment Lists

  • 2014 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report
    Can be used to look up the impairment and TMDL status of streams
  • PA DEP eMap NEW
    In order to determine whether a receiving watercourse is impaired look up the receiving watercourse on the integrated water quality report and also check eMap. To use eMap zoom into the area of the receiving watercourse of your project. On the left column of layers turn on the following sequential layers by pressing the + sign next to the layer. Regulated Facilities-Streams and Water Resources-Water Quality-Attaining and Non Attaining. Then check the box for Non Attaining. A red line on your stream indicates it is impaired. By clicking the "i" button and clicking on the stream, a dialogue box will appear. You should use the Assessment Unit ID# obtained from this dialogue box and reference the associated Category 4 and 5 lists to determine the cause and source of the impariment.
  • NRCS Web Soil Survey
    The online NRCS mapping tool useful in generating reports for development projects.
  • USGS StreamStats watershed mapping tool/calculator
    Tool for mapping and quantifying the drainage area at any point in a stream. Very useful to determine if you may need a Chapter 105 permit. Contact DEP for further assistance on determining whether or not you need a Chapter 105 Permit
  • FEMA mapping tool
    Enter an address to view Flood Insurance Rate Maps of floodplains and floodways. (The floodway is generally regulated by PA DEP. If it is not mapped then assume that the floodway extends from the stream 50 feet from the top of the bank of the stream.)
    Northampton County, PA property tax records online. Also contains some soil mapping capabilities.
  • NWI Wetland Mapping Tool
    An online, up to date version of the National Wetlands Inventory Maps
  • eFacts
    DEP online permit tracking system
  • Permit Application Consultation Tool (PACT)
    DEP tool to determine required permitting for a proposed project

ACT 46 Permit Extension Information and Forms

Chapter 105 Program - The Northampton County Conservation District does not administer the PA DEP Chapter 105 Program. All inquiries regarding stream encroachments should be forwarded to the PADEP Northeast Regional Office.

Timber Harvest Information

A municipality may require you to submit a Timber Harvest E&S Plan for approval. All plans should conform with Chapter 14 of the DEP E&S Manual (March 2012)



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