Exemptions

The following is a summary of projects that may qualify for an exemption. Refer to Article V ┬ž 230-51 of the SWM Ordinance for complete information:

  • Forest management and timber operations
  • Conservation practices being installed as part of the implementation of a conservation plan written by an NRCS-certified planner.
  • The installation of 1,000 square feet of impervious coverage proposed after May 12, 2014.
  • Domestic landscape and/or vegetable gardening
  • Installation of additional impervious surface coverage on a lot where all of the following conditions have been met:
    • The lot has a previously approved SWM site plan which included SWM facilities to handle such future impervious surface coverage.
    • The SWM facilities on the approved SWM site plan were installed and inspected by the Township Engineer.
    • The Township approved the SWM site plan no more than five years before the application or, if more than five years, there have been no amendments to the design standards between the date of approval and the submission date of the application.