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Lake County Stormwater Management Commission  

Floodplain/Stormwater/Wetlands Regulations

SMC administers countywide floodplain/stormwater/wetland regulations contained within the Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance (WDO). See related links below.

Permits, Approvals
Includes permit application procedures and supporting documents and checklists; approval process; permit fee schedule  

For Communities
Information for Certified Communities, those that administer the WDO within their own jurisdictions; re-certification information; Enforcement Officer duties; Designated Erosion Control Inspector program; Certified Wetland Specialist program; NPDES Phase II; National Flood Insurance Program; Technical Advisory Committee; Municipal Advisory Committee; and technical training opportunities.

Watershed Development Ordinance, Technical Reference Manual
The WDO document including appendices; and the TRM, the accompanying document to the WDO.

Wetlands
Isolated Waters of Lake County (IWLC) provisions in the WDO; Certified Wetland Specialist certification program; IWLC forms including Jurisdictional Wetland Determinations; Wetland Restoration Fund.


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