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change of ownership form

Change of Ownership Form

The owner of any dam subject to the Safety of Dam and Reservoirs Act shall notify the department of any change in the ownership of the dam.

Change of Ownership

Application for approval of plans for dams cover

Application for Approval of Plans for Dams

To receive Department approval, an application accompanied with engineering plans must be submitted.

Application for Approval of Plans for Dams

Certification for plans form

Certifications for Plans

Plans submitted to the Department must include an applicant’s and engineer’s certification.

Certifications for Plans

construction certification form for dams

Construction Certification

Upon completion of a project, the owner shall file with the Department a construction certification form.

Construction Certification for Dams

Plans for Farm pond dam constructed before 2005

Plans for Farm Pond Dams Constructed Before 2005

This two page form to be completed by an engineer may be submitted as plans for farm pond dams constructed before September 4, 2005.

Plans for Farm Pond Dams Constructed Before 2005

Permit to impound water form

Permit to Impound Water

If the reservoir will impound more than 15 acre-feet below the lowest open overflow, a Permit to Impound Water is required. More information can be found on the Department’s Surface Water Page.

Permit to Impound Water

Petition for waiver of outlet works form

Petition for Waiver of Outlet Works

All dams are required to have an outlet works. The Department may waive the requirement for an outlet works if the owner of the dam has an acceptable alternative method for passing water. For the Department to consider a waiver, a petition for waiver of outlet works must be filed and accompanied by the filing fee.

Petition for Waiver of Outlet Works

 

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