VII. DCR’s Assistance to Localities. General Stormwater Training Workshop. DCR’s assistance to the localities!. Outreach Meeting Initial Funding Initial Training Program Development Checklist Model Ordinance Training and Certification Program.
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VII. DCR’s Assistance to Localities General Stormwater Training Workshop
DCR’s assistance to the localities! • Outreach Meeting • Initial Funding • Initial Training • Program Development Checklist • Model Ordinance • Training and Certification Program
Steps Taken to Identify DCR Tools for Program Development • Program & Guidance Development staff reviewed existing local stormwater management programs to identify program elements & tools • Brainstormed what tools commonly used by existing local programs • Reviewed feed back from local governments during regulatory development process
Useful Tools on the CD • VSMP Inspection Report • BMP Inspection Checklists • BMP Maintenance Agreements • BMP Performance Bond Worksheets • Memorandum of Understandings • SWM Plan Review Checklists
VSMP Development Checklist A tool for localities that during program development they have addressed all issues required by the stormwater law and regulations.
Model Stormwater Ordinance • Developed by DCR with the assistance of the Office of the Attorney General, VACO, VMSA, and SLGAC • Sept. 2012 draft has 19 pages • Draft is on your CD
E-permitting: Purpose To provide a secure, user friendly website that will link the State and local stormwater management programs to facilitate implementation of the new Virginia Stormwater Management Law and Regulations.
E-Permitting: Objectives • Easy access (any place/any time) • Simple to use (wizard driven) • Streamlined permit processing • Enhanced data management • Better analysis and reporting • GIS component (improved modeling) • Enhanced communications • Emails, notifications and news
E-Permitting Website Users • Land Developers / Owners (Operators) • Site Planners and Engineers (Submitters) • Local Officials • Administrators • Plan Approvers • Inspectors • State Officials • Administrators • Plan Approvers • Inspectors / Enforcement staff
E-Permitting Functions: Public Interface • General Permit Registration • Submitter and Operator Enrollment • Guided application forms w/GIS tools • Operator certification • Permit management • Transfers and Terminations • Email notifications • Payments (2 payments)
E-Permitting Administrative Functions: DCR/Local Government Interface • Permit Management • Registration application management • Transfers/Termination approval • Permit status/correspondence history • Compliance Management • Printable inspection reports • Compliance reports • Complaint recording and tracking • User/Role Management • Reporting • BMP Tracking
E-Permitting: Next Steps • Introduce website concept locally (underway) • Incorporate local feedback • Internal user testing • Roll out “Alpha” version • Provide training • External user testing (statewide) • Roll out “Beta” version • Provide training/user manual • Fully operational by 2014
Training and Certification §10.1-603.4:2. Education and training Programs requires the Board issues certificates of competence …… and develop a training and certification program for Program Administrator, Plan reviewer, and Inspector, much like the E&S certificates of competence.
Training and Certification Track 1 Track 3 Track 2 E&S • Program Administrator • Plan Reviewer • Inspector • Combined Administrator • Dual • Program Administrator • Plan Reviewer • Inspector • Combined Administrator • Stormwater • Program Administrator • Plan Reviewer • Inspector • Combined Administrator
Training and Certification Differences between E&S and Stormwater Training and Certification • E&S • PEs, LLAs, LAs, LLSs and PSSs are considered qualified to do plan review without the Plan Review Course and Exam • Everyone needs to take the classes or the online recertification exam to maintain their certification • VSMP • Everyone needs to take the Plan Review Course and Exam to be qualified to do plan review • PEs, LLAs, LAs, and LLSs are required to take the initial exam, after which they only need to pay for the renewal of the certificate