(G) Special habitats.
(I) Water control structures.
(b) A description of the water quality, including data for water quality indicators,
such as dissolved oxygen, temperature, total alkalinity, and transparency (secchi disk).
(c) All of the following biological characteristics of the waterbody:
(i) Aquatic vegetation map(s) and data analysis.
(ii) Total higher aquatic plant surface coverage.
(iii) A description of the fish, wildlife, and plant communities, including
identification of any special concern, threatened, or endangered species.
(d) Land use activities including a description of the land use, and a land use
(e) History of waterbody management.
(f) Documentation of opportunities for involvement in plan development by
stakeholders and agencies responsible for managing public trust resources, including a
description of all input obtained.
(g) Vegetation management plan that includes a description of the aquatic nuisance
problem, management goals, management goal maps, management options, proposed
actions necessary to attain the management goals, management timeline, and
monitoring and evaluation processes.
(5) The department shall either issue or deny a certificate of coverage within 15
working days after receipt of a complete application. If denied, the department shall
notify the applicant, in writing, of the reasons for denial.
(6) The department shall issue a permit, grant the permit in part, or deny the permit
within 30 working days after receipt of a complete application. If denied or granted in
part, the department shall notify the applicant, in writing, of the reasons for denial.
(7) An applicant shall obtain authorization to chemically treat the proposed area
or areas of impact by obtaining written permission from each person who owns
bottomlands in the area or areas of impact. The applicant shall maintain the written
permission for 1 year from the expiration date of the permit, and shall make the records
available to the department upon request. Written permission from each bottomland
owner is not required if the applicant is providing, or has contracted to provide,
chemical treatment for either of the following:
(a) A lake board established under part 309 of 1994 PA 451.
(b) A state or local government acting under authority of state law to conduct
lake improvement projects or to control aquatic vegetation.
History: 1979 AC; 2003 AACS.
R 323.3105 Permits.
Rule 5. (1) A permit shall, at a minimum, include all of the following
(a) The active ingredient or the trade name of each chemical to be applied.
(b) The application rate of each chemical.
(c) The maximum amount of each chemical to be applied per treatment.
(d) Minimum length of time between treatments for each chemical.