The Potter County Conservation District (PCCD) administers the Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law, Chapter 102, the Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control (E&SPC) Program through a signed delegation agreement with the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Quality Protection. The PCCD is a level II District. Level II Districts review E&S plans, perform field inspections on earth disturbance sites, investigate complaints, provide technical assistance and if necessary refer cases to the appropriate regulatory agencies for action under the PA Clean Streams Law.
The PCCD also administers the Chater 105, Dam Safety and Waterway Management. Specifically, Water Obstruction and Stream Encroachment General Permitting (GP’s). More information is available under our General Permits page and on the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) website.