SECTION .0200 ‑ PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
02 NCAC 60C .0201 STREAMSIDE MANAGEMENT ZONE
(a) A streamside management zone (SMZ) shall be established and maintained along the margins of intermittent streams, perennial streams and perennial waterbodies. The SMZ shall confine visible sediment resulting from accelerated erosion.
(b) Ground cover, or best management practices, within the SMZ shall restrain accelerated erosion.
(c) Access roads, skid trails, except as provided in Rule .0203 of this Section, logging decks and mill sites shall be placed outside of SMZs. When barriers such as property lines or limiting land features prohibit the location of any of these outside of SMZs, they can be located within the SMZs. When located within SMZs, there shall be effective erosion control and sediment control structures or measures installed to restrain accelerated erosion and prevent visible sediment from entering intermittent streams, perennial streams or perennial waterbodies.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113A-52.1;
Eff. January 1, 1990;
Transferred from 15A NCAC 01I .0201 Eff. April 1, 2014;
Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.