General Standards for Maintenance
Function of Stormwater BMPs As Intended. The owner of each structural stormwater BMP installed
pursuant to Subpart B shall maintain and operate it so as to preserve and continue its function in controlling
stormwater quality and quantity at the degree or amount of function for which the structural stormwater
BMP was designed.
Annual Maintenance Inspection and Report. The person responsible for maintenance of any structural
stormwater BMP installed pursuant to Subpart B shall submit to the Water Quality Administrator an
inspection report from either a qualified registered North Carolina professional engineer or landscape
architect. The inspection report shall contain all of the following:
The name and address of the land owner
The recorded book and page number of the lot of each structural BMP;
A statement that an inspection was made of all structural stormwater BMPs;
The date the inspection was made;
A statement that all inspected structural stormwater BMPs are performing properly and are in
compliance with the terms and conditions of the approved maintenance agreement required by
Subpart B; and
The original signature and seal of the engineer or landscape architect.
All inspection reports shall be on forms supplied by the Water Quality Administrator. An original
inspection report shall be provided to the Water Quality Administrator beginning one (1) year from the date
of as-built certification and each year thereafter on or before the date of the as-built certification.