Directory of Resources

DIRECTORY

This guide includes two (2) sections:

Section 1:
A listing of state, federal, county and local agencies with some jurisdiction on Hayden Lake and a brief summary of their activities.

Section 2
A listing of local business resources to aid homeowners with water and shoreline services.  Organizations included in this  directory are neither endorsed nor promoted by HLWA.  Contracting with these organizations will be at the sole discretion  of the homeowner.

SECTION 1

COUNTY/CITY PLANNING & ZONING
FIRE DISTRICT OFFICES
IDAHO DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Environmental Hotline
IDAHO DEPT. OF FISH & GAME
IDAHO DEPT. OF LANDS
IDAHO DEPT. OF WATER RESOURCES
IDAHO STATE DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE
IDAHO TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
KOOTENAI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION SERVICE
NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL
PANHANDLE HEALTH DISTRICT ENFIRONMENT SECTION (PHD)
PARKS AND RECREATION
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
US ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)


SECTION 1

When your telephone book is not enough, this
Environmental reference guide can help.  While not a
complete listing, it will steer you in the right direction.

Do I need a permit?
Who to call with an environmental question?

COUNTY/CITY PLANNING & ZONING

Kootenai County Building and Planning Dept.
208-446-1040

Zoning regulations are designed to protect public health and safety.  Environmental regulations are part of these ordinances (for example, Kootenai County and Bonner County storm water ordinances).

FIRE DISTRICT OFFICES
Administration
208-676-8739

Issues burn permits for residential burning and enforces permit violations.  Refer to your count tax bill to find out what fire district you are in.

IDAHO DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
2110 Ironwood Parkway, Ste. 100
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83814
208-769-1422
http://www.deq.idaho.gov/

1. Hazardous Materials Spills – Complaint investigation.  For Emergencies call:  1-800-632-8000
2. Surface Water Quality – Monitoring studies, restoration of impaired surface waters, permit reviews/comment and complaint response concerning lakes, rivers and streams.
3. Public Drinking Water Supplies – For more than 15 connections or at least 25 people served; approvals required for drilling sites and water system design.
4. Air Quality – For information on industrial compliance, fugitive dust, open outdoor burning, agricultural burning, and air quality monitoring studies, call DEQ in Coeur d’Alene 769-1422.  To determine if outdoor burning is allowed today, call the Air Quality Hotline 800-633-6247.  If you have a smoke complaint or comment call the Smoke Hotline 800-345-1007.
5. Groundwater Protection – Aquifer studies, complaint response.
6. Multiple-User Wastewater Treatment and Conveyance Systems – Design approvals, grant and loan assistance.
7. Solid Waste – Landfill site and design approval.
8. Underground Storage Tanks – Regulation and inspection

Environmental Hotline
800-253-2687
http://www.earth911.com/

What you can do to protect your health and local environment and who can help you do it!

IDAHO DEPT. OF FISH & GAME
2885 w. Kathleen Ave., Ste. 1
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83815
208-769-1414
http://www.idfg.idaho.gov/

1. Habitat Improvement Program – Cost share program for landowners to create or enhance upland gamebird and waterfowl habitat.
2. Fishing and Hunting – Licensing, regulates take of fish and wildlife, enforcement of fish and game laws, regulation of fish ponds, and transportation and importation of wildlife.
3. Citizens against poaching hotline – 800-632-5999

IDAHO DEPT. OF LANDS
Main Headquarters
3780 Industrial Ave. S, Ste. 1
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83815
208-769-1525
www.idaho.gov/lands

1. Forest Practices – The forest Practices Act is the set of rules and regulations which must be followed on federal, state and private lands when harvesting timber.  Notification is required.
2. Forest Fires and Burn Permits – To report a forest fire, call 911.  To obtain a burn permit for burning related to forestry activities, call 208-769-1577.  For other types of burning, call our local fire department for permit information.
3. Forest stewardship Program – Assistance for the private woodland owner to develop a forest management plan.

IDAHO DEPT. OF LANDS
Department of Navigable Water/Mining
3706 Industrial Ave. S
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83815
208-263-5104 Mining
 http://www.idl.idaho.gov/bureau/smr/navwaters/nw_index.htm#forms

1. Lake Encroachment Permit – For work done in a lake or reservoir below the ordinary high water mark.  This includes dock installation or redesign, water supply lines, shoreline alteration, boat launches, etc.
2. Surface Mining/Hard Rock Mining/Dredge & Placer Mining – Reclamation plan must be approved and bonded prior to development.  Permit required on federal, state and private lands.

IDAHO DEPT. OF WATER RESOURCES
7600 Mineral Drive, Ste. 100
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83815
208-762-2800
http://www.idwr.idaho.gov/

1. Water Rights – To obtain or transfer water rights.
2. Stream Chanel Alteration – Work done below ordinary high water mark of stream or river may require a permit.
3. State Energy Programhttp://www.energy.idaho.gov/
4. Dam Safety – Regulates construction or maintenance of dams, including stock ponds and mine tailings impoundments.  Certification is required.
5. Dry Wells – Inventory sheet must be filled out prior to construction of shallow wells less than 18 feet deep.
6. Injection Wells – An application and permit are required prior to construction of wells greater than 18 feet in depth, used to inject fluids, including water used in ground loop heat exchanger pumps, into the ground.
7. Water Wells – A permit must be obtained before construction of a water well.

IDAHO STATE DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE
2270 Old Penitentiary Rd.
Boise, ID  83712
208-332-8500
www.agri.idaho.gov
 Local:  Chuck Hawley 208-762-9586
Tim Stein 208-762-9598

1. Water Quality Protection – Information regarding agrichemicals in water.
2. Agrichemical Storage – Information regarding rules and standards.
3. Worker Protection – Information and complaint investigation
4. Pesticide/Herbicide Use – Complaint investigation and information.
5. Pesticide/Herbicide Disposal & Container Disposal – Information and registration.
6. Pesticide Applicator’s Licensing – Obtain information on various types of licensing.

IDAHO TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
208-772-1200
http://www.itd.idaho.gov/

Requires permits for right-of-way encroachment, such as signage, driveways, utility work, beautification, special
events.

KOOTENAI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Marine Division
208-446-2250
http://www.kcsheriff.com/

Enforced boating regulations, no-wake zones and discharge of pollutants from boats.

NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION SERVICE
7830 Meadowlark Way, Ste. C
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83815
208-762-4939

NRCS provides technical assistance to farmers, ranchers and other private landowners who would like to implement conservation practices on their land.  This includes information of soil, forestry management, pasture and hayland management, erosion control and water quality.

NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL
Kootenai County Waterways, Parks and Weeds
208-446-1290
Extension Office, University of Idaho
208-446-1680

PANHANDLE HEALTH DISTRICT ENFIRONMENT SECTION (PHD)
8500 N. Atlas Rd.
Hayden, ID  83835
208-415-5200
http://www.phd1.idaho.gov/

1. Septic Tanks/Drain fields – Permitting, inspections, information about subsurface user waste treatment systems, and complaint response.
2. Subdivision Sanitary Restrictions – Approves test hole sites for sewage disposal systems.  Sign plats to satisfy the Sanitary Restrictions Law.
3. Non-Community Drinking Water Systems – Information and regulation of systems with fewer than 15 connections or fewer than 25 people served.
4. Vector Control – Information and diagnosis of vector transmitted diseases such as rabies and Lyme disease.
5. Solid Waste – Oversight of landfill operation.  Approval of closure and post closure plans.  Composting, transfer and recycling of solid waste.
6. Radon Program – Information www.phd1.idaho.gov/home/publicinfo/documents
7. Public Pools, Restaurants, Vendors, Food Manufacturers – Permits and inspections.
8. Aquifer Program – To protect the Rathdrum Aquifer there are restrictions placed on sewage loading and disposal of non-domestic wastewater (for example: commercial carwash water which enter the ground or storm drain).  In addition, chemical storage, use of handling must be reported.  Businesses such as petroleum storage, dry cleaners, photo processors, radiator shops, etc. may need to provide secondary containment of chemical.
9. Model Storm Water Ordinance – Used to assist counties and cities in developing their own storm water ordinances.
10. Marinas and Public Docks – Permit requirement for facilities to have pump-out stations and on-shore restrooms for customers.
11. Lead Screening and Contaminated Soil Control – Permit needed to excavate inside the Buner Hill Superfund site.  Blood lead screening for children and protocols for dealing with contaminated soil.  Call 208-783-0707.
12. Septic Tank Pumpers – Licensing.
13. Mortgage Site Surveys – Inspects septic systems and potable water supply on new, refinanced or resold homes.

PARKS AND RECREATION
2885 W. Kathleen Ave.
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83815
208-699-2224
 www.parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

For invasive species boat stickers

US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
2065 w. Riverstone Dr., Ste. 101
Coeur d’Alene, ID  83815-5699
Boise:  208-376-1558
Coeur d’Alene:
www.nww.usace.arvy.mil/

1. Wetlands – Filling or dredging in a wetland, stream, river, lake or other waterbody, including intermittent or ephemeral streams and wetlands, requires a permit.
2. Navigable Lakes and River – Activities occurring below the ordinary high water mark such as placement of navigational aids, pilings, dredging, etc., requires a permit.

US ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)
1435 N. Orchard
Boise, ID  83706
208-378-5746
800-424-4372 Region 10
www.epa.gov/

  BE AWARE
The U.S. EPA has a new permit requirement for all construction sites that disturb over 1 acre of land.  It is called  the NPDES Storm Water Construction General Permit.  To learn more call:  206-555-2752
www.cfpuf.epa.goz/npdes/stormwater/const.cfm

1. NPDES Permit – A permit is required to convey pollutants into a river, lake or stream.  This includes industrial and construction storm water discharges, industrial wastewater, sewage, and confined animal operations such as feedlots.
2. Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations – Petroleum product above ground storage capacity in excess of 660 gallons per single unit (1,320 gallons aggregate) requires a Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan.
3. PCB Regulations Under the Clean Air Act – Involves electrical transformer, capacitors, and other PCB containing equipment.
4. Asbestos Regulations Under the Clean Air Act – National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants govern demolition and renovation of buildings containing asbestos material.  Call Industrial Hygiene Research 208-323-8287.
5. Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) – Tanks located within boundaries of an Indian Reservation must be registered with EPA, and closure of these tanks must also be coordinated with EPA.  EPA conducts inspections, enforces leak detection, and insu4rance requirements at all UST sites.

Indoor Air Quality Informationwww.epa.gov/iaq
EPA Wetlands Helpline:  www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands
New Construction/remodeling lead rules:  www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovation
SECTION 2
This guide will assist you in finding an appropriate service provider.

HLWA does not endorse or promote any commercial enterprise.

If you have a business or service that would like to be listed in the directory, see the application in the drop down menu.

DOCK SERVICES (maintenance, construction, hardware and disposal)

Canyon Hill Industries
Contact:  John Doe
100 Any Street
Spokane, WA
509-465-8227
Description of Services:

Example of Heading:
Beach clean up
Diver Services
Dock Services (maintenance, construction, hardware and disposal)
Erosion and runoff management
Weed harvesting, management and clean up
Site engineering and surveying


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