Stormwater Construction Permit

The Town of Big Flats is a MS4 community and has developed more restrictive standards. If your project will impact, disturb or expose one-half or more acres of soil, including:

  • Clearing and grubbing
  • Filling or stockpiling
  • Building Construction
  • Grading
  • Excavating
  • Demolition

…you are required to have a permit for stormwater discharges from the site.

For more information please read the Moving Dirt Brochure.


For more information see the links below.

MS4 Stormwater Annual Report  2012 - 2013

MS4 Stormwater Annual Report 2014

MS4 Stormwater Annual Report 2015

MS4 Stormwater Annual Report 2016

Public comment can be submitted to the local contact listed in the annual report or to the Chemung County Stormwater Coalition at:

851 Chemung St., Horseheads, NY 14845 or