N.J. Admin. Code § 7:13-16.2 - Procedure to request an emergency authorization

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) A person requesting an emergency authorization shall provide the Department with the following information by telephone and, in addition, by fax, electronic mail, or letter, unless the nature of the emergency is so immediate that only telephone notice is feasible:
1. The name, address, and contact information for the owner(s) of the property upon which the regulated activity will be conducted and for the owner(s) of any other properties affected by the proposed regulated activity;
2. A demonstration that the property owner(s) has given permission for the proposed regulated activity or, in the case of a public entity proposing activities on private property through power of eminent domain, a written statement of the public entity's intention to conduct the regulated activity;
3. The street address, lot, block, municipality, and county of the property upon which the regulated activity is proposed;
4. The nature and cause of the threat to life, severe loss of property, or environmental degradation, including the condition of existing structures, the vulnerability of people and/or property, and the threat to the environment;
5. The date and time at which the person requesting the emergency authorization learned of the threat to life, severe loss of property, or environmental degradation;
6. The nature and extent of the proposed regulated activity;
7. The proposed start and completion dates for the proposed regulated activity;
8. Photographs of the area where the regulated activity will be conducted;
9. If possible, a site plan showing the proposed regulated activity and anticipated impacts of the proposed activity to flood hazard areas and riparian zones; and
10. Any other information necessary for the Department to ensure compliance with the requirements of this chapter.
(b) A person requesting an emergency authorization need not comply with the public notice requirements at N.J.A.C. 7:13-19 or submit an application fee. However, public notice and an application fee are required for the application for the general permit authorization or the individual permit, as applicable, that, as required at 7:13-16.3(e) , must be submitted for the activities conducted under the emergency authorization.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:13-16.2
Adopted by 48 N.J.R. 1067(a), effective 6/20/2016

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