N.J. Admin. Code § 7:13-22.8 - Termination of a verification, an authorization under a general permit, an individual permit, or an emergency authorization

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

(a) The Department shall terminate for good cause a verification, an authorization under a general permit, an individual permit, or an emergency authorization that has been suspended pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:13-22.7. Good cause for termination includes, but is not limited to, the following:
1. The permittee has not ceased all regulated activities as required in the notice of suspension pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:13-22.7(c)3;
2. The permittee or person to whom the verification was issued has not complied with the requirement at N.J.A.C. 7:13-22.7(d) to submit a strategy to remedy the causes of the suspension; or
3. The Department has determined that the strategy submitted is unacceptable to achieve compliance with this chapter.
(b) The Department shall provide written notice of its intent to terminate a verification, an authorization under a general permit, individual permit, or emergency authorization by certified mail to the permittee or person to whom the verification was issued.
(c) The permittee or person to whom the verification was issued may request an adjudicatory hearing on the notice of intent to terminate in accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:13-23. The hearing request shall be submitted within 10 calendar days after receipt of the notice of intent to terminate.
(d) If the permittee or person to whom the verification was issued does not request an adjudicatory hearing under (c) above, or if the adjudicatory hearing request is denied, the verification, authorization under a general permit, individual permit, or emergency authorization shall automatically terminate, effective 10 calendar days after the permittee or person to whom the verification was issued received the notice of intent to terminate under (b) above.
(e) If the Department terminates a verification, an authorization under a general permit, individual permit, or emergency authorization, the permittee or person to whom the verification was issued shall take all of the actions at (e)1 through 3 below. Failure to do so shall constitute a violation of this chapter and shall subject the permittee or person to whom the verification was issued to enforcement action pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:13-25:
1. Remedy any changes to the site made in violation of this chapter;
2. Remedy any adverse impacts to flooding and the environment caused by the regulated activities on the site; and
3. Restore, to the maximum extent practicable, the site to its condition prior to the start of the activities authorized under the authorization under a general permit, individual permit, or emergency authorization.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:13-22.8
Adopted by 48 N.J.R. 1067(a), effective 6/20/2016

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