Find out if I need a DEQ Permit?A permit may be required from the DEQ if the pond will be:
- Within 500 feet of a lake or stream, or connected to a lake or stream;
- Within a regulated wetland;
- Within the 100-year floodplain of a river or stream;
- Five acres or more in size; or
- Created by construction of a dam six feet or more in height that also impounds five acres or more at the design flood elevation.