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Waste Water Construction Permitting

Submittal Packages for Wastewater Construction Permits


Standard Package
Delegated Review Program Package
Where to Submit

Standard Package

A standard submittal must include the following, where applicable:

  1. A transmittal letter outlining the submittal package.
  2. The original construction permit application, properly completed, with one copy.
  3. Three (3) sets of signed and sealed plans. Specifications may be omitted if approved standard specifications are on file with DHEC.
  4. One set of the appropriate design calculations. Wastewater: Design flow (based on R.61-67, Appendix A) and pump station calculations, pump curve, etc.
  5. Three (3) copies of a detailed 8½" x 11" location map, separate from the plans.
  6. Two copies of construction easements unless the project owner has the right of eminent domain.
  7. A letter(s) from the entity providing wastewater treatment stating their willingness and ability to serve the project, including pretreatment permits, if applicable. When applicable, the letter should include the specific number of lots being served.
  8. A letter(s) from the entity agreeing to be responsible for the O&M of the wastewater system.
  9. Application fee.

Delegated Review Program (DRP) Package

DRP submittal must include the following, where applicable:

  1. A transmittal letter, signed by the professional engineer, noting this is a DRP submittal. The letter should state that the project has been reviewed and complies with R.61-67.
  2. The original construction permit application, properly completed, with one (1) copy.
  3. Two (2) copies of the signed and sealed plans.
  4. One copy of the appropriate design calculations. Wastewater: Design flow (based on R.61-67, Appendix A) and pump station calculations, pump curve, etc.
  5. Two (2) copies of a detailed 8½" x 11" location map, separate from the plans.
  6. Two (2) copies of construction easements, unless the project owner has the right of eminent domain.
  7. DHEC's Ocean and Coastal Resource Management certification (for projects in applicable counties).
  8. DHEC's Water Quality Division permit for placement in navigable waters, and other Agency approvals.
  9. Letter of acceptance from the entity providing the treatment of the wastewater that, when applicable, includes the specific number of lots and flow being accepted.
  10. Letter from the organization agreeing to be responsible for the O&M of the sewer system.
  11. The 208 Plan certification from the appropriate Council of Governments (designated 208 areas), or from DHEC on the non-designated 208 areas.
  12. Application Fee of $75 for a collection/transmission system submitted as a DRP project.

Where to Submit

Submittal packages on wastewater construction permit applications are submitted to either the:

Water Facilities Permitting Division
or
Storm Water, Construction and Agricultural Permitting Divssion

SC DHEC
Bureau of Water
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201


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