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Presenter: Daryl Norris

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Raleigh, NC

Hyatt Place Raleigh West
710 Corporate Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919-233-2205

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        7:30 - 8:00 am

Morning Session:                8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm

Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures

   Background and development of national and state regulations and permit requirements
   Activities exempt from construction general stormwater permit requirements

Complying with NPDES and North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Regulations

   Notice of intent requirements
   Special conditions for sensitive waters
   Review and permitting process
   Implementing, monitoring and assessing SWPPPs

Developing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)

   Including required elements
   Assessing building sites
   Choosing best management practices (BMPs)
   Planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping
   Obtaining plan certification
   Implementing SWPPPs

Choosing Appropriate Storm Water Best Management Practices (BMPs)

   Stormwater management planning
   Sizing criteria
   Minimum design criteria
   Green infrastructure practices
      Preservation of natural features and conservation design
      Reducing impervious cover
   Green management techniques
      Conservation of natural areas
      Riparian buffers and filter strips
      Vegetated swales
      Disconnected runoff
      Stream daylighting
      Rain gardens
      Green roofs
      Stormwater planters
      Rain barrels/cisterns
      Porous pavement
      Proprietary practices

Developing Plans for Inspection, Monitoring, Maintenance and Recordkeeping

   Understanding the science and terminology of stormwater management and monitoring
   Implementing monitoring plans
   Reviewing stormwater BMP case studies

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

     7.0 HSW Contact Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     7.0 North Carolina CE Hours
     7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states, including North Carolina. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in North Carolina (S-0130).

This course also offers 7.0 HSW contract hours to architects and landscape architects in most states. The NCBLA has approved this course for 7.0 continuing education hours for landscape architects.

This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for North Carolina architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and the LA/CES.

Engineers, architects, and landscape architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 7.0 CECs.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Daryl Norris

Civil Engineer, City of Greenville, NC
Mr. Norris is a civil engineer for the City of Greenville, North Carolina, specializing in stormwater engineering, and he is the owner of Norris Environmental Engineering, PLLC. He is a professional engineer, a certified floodplain manager, a certified professional in storm water quality, and a certified professional in low impact development. Prior to working for the City of Greenville, Mr. Norris worked with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the North Carolina Division of Water Quality. He was also the environmental specialist and floodplain administrator for the City of Wilson. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fish and Wildlife Management and a master’s degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, both from North Carolina State University. Mr. Norris is the president of the Stormwater Association of North Carolina and volunteers his time as president/point man of Trail Life of Eastern North Carolina, a non-profit organization.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.