Community HOT LINE (Environmental Complaints)
La Porte County Health Department – 219-326-6808 Ext. 2357
Solid-Waste District – 219-326-0014
Storm Water & Erosion- 219-326-6808 Ext. 2114
For questions and to report possible illegal dumping, please email your name, phone, email address along with the location.
Notification to all Applicants:
IDEM has updated the mailing address on all Notice of Intent (NOI) forms related to both Rule 5 (State Form # 47487) and Rule 6 (State Form # 51286). All NOI forms and associated documents are to be mailed to the address below. The Cashiers Office address on the previous forms is no longer correct due to recent changes in processing payments that accompany an NOI. The updated forms can be found at http://www.in.gov/idem/5157.htm#owq_stormwater
The Notice of Sufficiency letter will no longer be mailed and can be obtained by logging into the IDEM Regulatory ePortal using the following link: https://stormwater.idem.in.gov
IDEM, Office of Water Quality
Attention: Storm Water Program
100 North Senate Avenue
IGCN Room 1255
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
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Rule 5 (1) – Indiana Code 327 IAC 15-5-1. A State law establishing requirements for storm water discharge. Activities that disturb one (1) acre or more that public health, existing water user, and aquatic biota are protected.
Rule 13 (2) – Indiana Code 327 IAC 15-13-1. A State law establishing requirements for storm water discharge from separate storm sewer system (MS4) conveyances so that public health, existing water used, and aquatic biota are protected.
To provide information about erosion control, water conveyance, water quality/quantity concerns, and generally connect any land disturbing activity of one(1) acre of more to source of educating, technical, and Best Management Practices (BMP’s) thru implantations.
Generally all LaPorte County residents, and adjacent counties as far as consistent storm water & erosion control practices. (See Map)