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There can be multiple government entities with distinct roles when it comes to protecting our waters at the local, state, and national levels. BCWD, like other watershed districts, acts as a local regulator.

Our permitting standards include requirements for stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, buffers for water resources, shoreline alterations, water crossings, and flood control.

If a construction project meets all applicable rules and pays any required application fees, the construction permit is reviewed by the BCWD Board of Managers for final approval. Some single lot residential projects may be approved at a staff level. Our staff also conducts routine inspections of construction sites to ensure standards are met through project completion.

Homeowner Permitting

This application is for single residence grading and building projects conducted by the property owner.


    • Pending update

Development/Commercial Permitting

Regular Board meetings are generally the 2nd Wednesdays of the month at 6:30 PM.

A complete permit application which includes all required exhibits shall be received by the District at least 28 full days prior to the scheduled meeting date of the Board of Managers. Late submittals or submittals with incomplete exhibits will be scheduled to a subsequent meeting date.  Submitting materials by the below deadlines does not guarantee your application will be presented at the next Board meeting.  The Board encourages applicants to attend the meeting when the Board is considering their permit application.

*Please note that due to office closures due to COVID-19 virus, all permit applications and support materials must be submitted electronically to*

Upcoming BCWD Permit Application Deadlines

Application Submittal Deadline (4:00pm)*  /  Board Meeting Date

January 11, 2023  /  February 8, 2023
February 8, 2023  /  March 8, 2023
March 15, 2023  /  April 12, 2023
April 12, 2023  /  May 10, 2023
May 17, 2023  /  June 14, 2023
June 14, 2023  /  July 12, 2023
July 12, 2023  /  August 9, 2023
August 16, 2023  /  September 13, 2023
September 13, 2023  /  October 11, 2023
October 11, 2023  /  November 8, 2023
November 15, 2023  /  December 13, 2023

*All necessary materials must be included.
BCWD staff will review submittal for completeness within 15 business days. 

Permit Extension Form

BCWD Rule Guidance - Rainfall Files

BCWD developed standardized rainfall files for the applicant to use in the water quantity analysis of Rule 2.0.

Atlas 14 rainfall precipitation frequency estimates are readily available via the NOAA Hydrometeorological Design Studies Center online.  While the online interactive browser enables a designer to create location specific rainfall files, the creation of individual rainfall files can result in additional back-and-forth between the reviewer and project engineer to obtain those along with the modeling documentation.  Therefore, the BCWD developed standardized rainfall files for the applicant to use in the water quantity analysis of Rule 2.0.

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