Revised Sediment and Stormwater Program Regulatory Guidance Documents

Division of Watershed Stewardship

Published: Jan. 1, 2021
Comments Due: Jan. 15, 2021

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Watershed Stewardship Sediment and Stormwater Program has released revised regulatory guidance documents for public review. These documents support Regulation No. 5101 Sediment and Stormwater Regulations, as set forth at 7 Del.C. §4006(h) and (i).

The regulatory guidance documents include the following:

  • Step 1: Stormwater Assessment Study (SAS) Checklist
  • Step 2: Preliminary Sediment and Stormwater Plan Review Checklist
  • Step 3: Sediment and Stormwater Plan Review Checklist
  • Step 2/3: Sediment and Stormwater Plan Review Checklist

The DNREC Sediment and Stormwater Program hereby provides notice of these regulatory guidance documents, pursuant to 7 Del.C. §4006(i), which incorporates the provisions of 7 Del.C. §6004. A public hearing will NOT be held unless the Secretary receives a meritorious request for a hearing within 15 days of date of this notice, ending January 15, 2021. A request for a public hearing shall be in writing and show familiarity with the regulatory guidance document and provide a reasoned statement of the regulatory guidance document’s probable impact.

These documents may be reviewed under the Plan Review heading at the following link:

Questions regarding the revised regulatory guidance documents may be directed to Elaine Webb at