Water Protection Program
Land Disturbance Permits
Land disturbance permits are now required for disturbance of one acre or greater (Phase I affected disturbance of five acres or greater.) This requirement applies statewide.
The department has changed all fill-in forms to PDF fill-in. You will be able to save and reuse these PDF forms. However, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher to save the PDF fill-in form. Also, at this time the department does not accept digital signatures. If your Acrobat Reader prompts you to use one, we ask that you don't.
- Protecting Water Quality: A field guide to erosion, sediment and stormwater management practice for development sites in Missouri and Kansas - Revised January 2011.
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Overview of Stormwater Discharges from Construction Activities.
- The Stormwater Issue, Fact Sheet -- PUB223 addresses one acre.
- The Phase II Rule also established two potential waivers for small construction activities. However, Missouri does not anticipate these waivers to be applicable to Missouri activities now or in the near future.
- Missouri's Land Disturbance Permits.
- Standard Land Disturbance Permit - MORA (includes stormwater prevention plan requirements).
- Land Disturbance Permit for City, County or Other Government Entity - MOR100.
- e-Permitting Information - Instructions and Application System for Land Disturbance Permits.
- Application for Change of Ownership - Land Disturbance Permit, Form--MO 780-2051.
- Form E - Application for General Permit, Form--MO 780-0795.
- Form G - Application for Stormwater Permit (Form E Must Be Included), Under the General Permit: Land Disturbance, Form--MO 780-1408.
- Form H - Request for Termination of a General Permit, Form--MO 780-1409 (Also referred to as a Notice of Termination, or N.O.T.)
- Other required permits that may be needed before construction projects begin.
- Department Regional and Satellite Offices.
Stormwater pollution prevention plans for construction sites
- EPA manual Stormwater Management for Construction Activities: Developing Pollution Prevention Plans and Best Management Practices (EPA 832-R-92-005)
Best management practices for construction site activities
- The Stormwater Issue, Fact Sheet -- PUB223
- Stormwater Permit Requirements for Land Disturbance Activities, Fact Sheet -- PUB2009 (DNR)
- Missouri Land Disturbance General Permit MO-R101000 – (contains detailed permit requirements and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Guidance)
- Managing Your Environmental Responsibilities: A Planning Guide for Construction and Development - EPA Compliance Assistance
- International Erosion Control Association - News, conferences, training and exhibits regarding erosion control, as well as links to other sites. They also provide a publication called Erosion Control.
- Great Rivers IECA Chapter (Missouri)
- CISEC - Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (national program)
- International Stormwater Best Management Practices Database (EPA/ASCE, 1996.) Database of monitoring results showing effectiveness of structural and non-structural Best Management Practices. Data contributions are being solicited on an on-going basis. Also available as CD-ROM.
- National Pollutant Removal Database 2nd Edition – Brown and Scheuler, March 2000. Database for pollutant removal effectiveness of Stormwater treatment practices.
- Construction Industry Compliance Assistance Center
- National Certified Stormwater Inspector Program
- EnviroCert International - Provides oversight and direction for the following certification programs.
- Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality™, or CPSWQ® - An official source for information and resources supporting the Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality program.
- Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector™, or CESSWI™ - An official source for information and resources supporting the Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector program.
- Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control™, or CPESC® - An official source for information and resources supporting the Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control program.
- Stormwater USA - Get your Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan straight : Online Stormwater training and certification. Compliance Inspections and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans.