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Weld County Oil and Gas Energy Department 1301 N 17 Avenue th Greeley, CO

Weld County Oil and Gas Energy Department 1301 N 17 Avenue th Greeley, CO 80631 970 -400 -3580 [email protected] com

OGED Website https: //www. weldgov. com/departments/oil_and_gas_energy • Upcoming Hearings • LAP & WOGLA information

OGED Website https: //www. weldgov. com/departments/oil_and_gas_energy • Upcoming Hearings • LAP & WOGLA information Applications, code, etc. • Additional Resources with Links to: Planning Department – Building Permits Public Works Permits – Access, Transport, ROW, etc. OEM – Emergency Action Plans • Production Reports (new!)

Drill Rig Updates • Updated monthly, needing the information from operators Send info to

Drill Rig Updates • Updated monthly, needing the information from operators Send info to your assigned Permit & Enforcement Specialist • Used to track rig activity across Weld County

LAP - Location Assessment for Pipeline • Submitting Application File size (confirm via e-mail)

LAP - Location Assessment for Pipeline • Submitting Application File size (confirm via e-mail) Summary statements/compliance – how will you comply • Mapping Draft mylar (2 week review) KMZ (If not submitted we manually pull from recorded mylar) • Complete application Access Application EAP

LAP - Location Assessment for Pipeline • Upcoming Code Changes We welcome input and

LAP - Location Assessment for Pipeline • Upcoming Code Changes We welcome input and ideas Hearing dates are TBD A few items were overlooked when implementing the LAP code, and are planned to be included in the upcoming changes: • Transferability • Development Standards • Conditions of Approval

WOGLA – Weld Oil & Gas Location Assessment • Amendment Form • Pre-App Notice

WOGLA – Weld Oil & Gas Location Assessment • Amendment Form • Pre-App Notice • Application Process & What is a Complete Application? Public Works review Environmental Health review • Hearing Process Advice for Hearings • Application for Intervention • Upcoming Code Changes

Amendment Form • Intended Purpose • Who does the Amendment for apply to? •

Amendment Form • Intended Purpose • Who does the Amendment for apply to? • When to submit • Where to find the form • What to submit • Process & Outcome • Major vs. Minor Amendment

Pre-Application Notice • Need to include items from Sec. 21 -5 -320. B. •

Pre-Application Notice • Need to include items from Sec. 21 -5 -320. B. • Address to LGD • County contact info • Must be sent at least 30 days prior to Application submittal • Pre-application is valid for 6 months • No waivers at this time

WOGLA Application Process • Submitted to OGED@weldgov. com after pre-application • Application submittal and

WOGLA Application Process • Submitted to [email protected] com after pre-application • Application submittal and completeness review Includes Access application and EAP • Notice requirements Legal notice published (37 days prior to hearing) SO, BUO, referral agencies (37 days prior to hearing) • Route for Referrals Gather comments, keep applicant informed, work on BMPs, etc. • Prepares staff report with recommendation for Hearing Officer

Access Permits Sec. 8 -14 -10 Access management is an important tool in transportation

Access Permits Sec. 8 -14 -10 Access management is an important tool in transportation planning, which identifies the spacing and location of driveways, median openings, and the interconnectivity of road classifications to maintain the access and mobility function of collector and arterials roads.

Access Permit Application

Access Permit Application

Access Pictures

Access Pictures

Inspections 1. Sight issues 2. Spacing 3. Culverts 4. Turning Radius Minimum Access Spacing

Inspections 1. Sight issues 2. Spacing 3. Culverts 4. Turning Radius Minimum Access Spacing Criteria Section 8 -14 -40

Oil and Gas Accesses in 2019 • 275 New access applications approved • 308

Oil and Gas Accesses in 2019 • 275 New access applications approved • 308 Already existing accesses permitted • 137 Temporary access applications approved 720 Oil and Gas makes up roughly 1/3 of all access applications county wide

Laura Gomez Office: 970 -400 -3587 E-mail: lgomez@weldgov. com

Laura Gomez Office: 970 -400 -3587 E-mail: [email protected] com

PUBLIC WORKS NOVEMBER 14, 2019

PUBLIC WORKS NOVEMBER 14, 2019

AGENDA • DRAINAGE REPORT REQUIREMENTS • VARIANCE REQUEST PROCESS • GRADING PERMITS • FREQUENTLY

AGENDA • DRAINAGE REPORT REQUIREMENTS • VARIANCE REQUEST PROCESS • GRADING PERMITS • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHY IS STORMWATER DRAINAGE A NEW REQUIREMENT FOR OIL AND GAS SITES? REGULATORY •

WHY IS STORMWATER DRAINAGE A NEW REQUIREMENT FOR OIL AND GAS SITES? REGULATORY • Effective August 5, 2019 • Code Ordinance 2019 -10, Chapter 21 – Areas and Activities of State Interest (1041 Regulations) • Code Ordinance 2019 -12, Chapter 8, Article XI – Storm Drainage Criteria INFRASTRUCT URE PROTECTION • Increasing drainage concerns with the increased amount of development/impervious area throughout the County • Pad sites have become much larger • Larger pad sites = more stormwater runoff • Protect County infrastructure and surrounding property owners

TELL THE STORY Drainage Report Content Written Report Calculations Maps • Description of Existing

TELL THE STORY Drainage Report Content Written Report Calculations Maps • Description of Existing Drainage • Description of Proposed Improvements • Soil Types • Rainfall Data • Methodologies used in analysis • Provide Supporting Calculations • Highlight Critical Values • Drainage Basin Maps • Construction Drawings • Grading Plans • Pond Outlet Structure • Pond Emergency Overflow Weir • Storm Pipe Plan and Profiles

DRAINAGE REPORT CHECKLIST https: //www. weldgov. com/departme nts/public_works/development_revi ew

DRAINAGE REPORT CHECKLIST https: //www. weldgov. com/departme nts/public_works/development_revi ew

DRAINAGE REPORT CONTENT PRELIMINARY REPORT • ENOUGH INFORMATION TO DESCRIBE STORMWATER DRAINAGE PLANS •

DRAINAGE REPORT CONTENT PRELIMINARY REPORT • ENOUGH INFORMATION TO DESCRIBE STORMWATER DRAINAGE PLANS • WRITTEN REPORT NARRATIVE • CALCULATIONS • DRAWINGS • IDENTIFY RUNOFF RELEASE POINT

DRAINAGE REPORT CONTENT PRELIMINARY REPORT FINAL REPORT • ENOUGH INFORMATION TO DESCRIBE STORMWATER DRAINAGE

DRAINAGE REPORT CONTENT PRELIMINARY REPORT FINAL REPORT • ENOUGH INFORMATION TO DESCRIBE STORMWATER DRAINAGE PLANS • STAMPED AND SIGNED BY PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER REGISTERED IN COLORADO • WRITTEN REPORT NARRATIVE • COMPLETE HYDROLOGY AND HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS • CALCULATIONS • DRAWINGS • IDENTIFY RUNOFF RELEASE POINT • DETAILED CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS • COMPLETE CHECKLIST

DRAINAGE REPORT CONTENT PRELIMINARY REPORT FINAL REPORT • ENOUGH INFORMATION TO DESCRIBE STORMWATER DRAINAGE

DRAINAGE REPORT CONTENT PRELIMINARY REPORT FINAL REPORT • ENOUGH INFORMATION TO DESCRIBE STORMWATER DRAINAGE PLANS • STAMPED AND SIGNED BY PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER REGISTERED IN COLORADO • WRITTEN REPORT NARRATIVE • COMPLETE HYDROLOGY AND HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS • CALCULATIONS • DRAWINGS • IDENTIFY RUNOFF RELEASE POINT • DETAILED CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS • COMPLETE CHECKLIST

COMMON DRAINAGE REPORT COMMENTS • INCOMPLETE INFORMATION • INCONSISTENCIES BETWEEN REPORT INFORMATION AND CALCULATIONS

COMMON DRAINAGE REPORT COMMENTS • INCOMPLETE INFORMATION • INCONSISTENCIES BETWEEN REPORT INFORMATION AND CALCULATIONS • USING FULL-SPECTRUM FOR POND VOLUME DESIGN (NOT ALLOWED) • RATIONAL METHOD CALCULATIONS (2007 VS 2017 C-VALUES) • NOT USING LOCAL RAINFALL DATA

VARIANCE REQUEST • NOT ABLE TO MEET CODE DUE TO A HARDSHIP • RETENTION

VARIANCE REQUEST • NOT ABLE TO MEET CODE DUE TO A HARDSHIP • RETENTION PONDS • VARIANCE REQUESTS WILL DELAY THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL PROCESS • IF A VARIANCE REQUEST IS DESIRED… • VARIANCE REQUEST FORM MUST BE INCLUDED WITH APPLICATION • SHOW EVIDENCE OF A HARDSHIP • OFTEN REQUIRES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION • FINAL APPROVAL IS REQUIRED BY COUNTY ENGINEER (APPROVAL IS NOT GUARANTEED)

GRADING PERMITS • APPLY FOR GRADING PERMIT BEFORE CONSTRUCTION • FINAL DRAINAGE REPORT MUST

GRADING PERMITS • APPLY FOR GRADING PERMIT BEFORE CONSTRUCTION • FINAL DRAINAGE REPORT MUST BE APPROVED • APPLICATION FORM AVAILABLE AT: HTTPS: //WWW. WELDGOV. COM/DEPARTMENTS/PUBLIC_WORKS/DEVELOPMENT _REVIEW • APPLICATION FEEAcres (FEES 20. 1+ AREAcres SUBJECT TO CHANGE) 1 -5 Acres 5. 1 -20 $50 $100 $200 + $1 per acre over 20

QUICK RECAP • STORMWATER DRAINAGE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL 1041 WOGLA SITES • IF

QUICK RECAP • STORMWATER DRAINAGE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL 1041 WOGLA SITES • IF AN EXEMPTION IS MET, THIS MUST BE STATED IN A MEMO (BACK UP INFORMATION MAY BE REQUIRED) • PRELIMINARY DRAINAGE REPORT REQUIRED PRIOR TO HEARING • FINAL DRAINAGE REPORT REQUIRED PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION AND GRADING PERMIT APPLICATION • GRADING PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION • ANY CHANGES TO EXISTING SITES WILL REQUIRE DRAINAGE REPORT AND GRADING PERMIT • PREVIOUS DRAINAGE EXEMPTIONS MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE AFTER SITE MODIFICATIONS • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS HANDOUT IS AVAILABLE

Thank you! Staff Contact Information: NATALIE DELACROIX DAWN ANDERSON WELD COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS NDELACROIX@WELDGOV.

Thank you! Staff Contact Information: NATALIE DELACROIX DAWN ANDERSON WELD COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS [email protected] COM [email protected] COM (970) 400 -3588 (970) 400 -3736

WELD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT Taylor Robinson Environmental Health Specialist trobinson@weldgov.

WELD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT Taylor Robinson Environmental Health Specialist [email protected] com 970 -702 -1464 (cell) 970 -400 -3591 (desk)

 • WOGLA application review • Investigate public complaints • Assist in remediation efforts,

• WOGLA application review • Investigate public complaints • Assist in remediation efforts, spill reporting • Obtain environmental field samples (groundwater, soil, air) • Be a technical expert between O&G companies, field personnel, and the County • Assist in training of local government, land owners, environmental groups etc. on environmental regulations and Weld County code • Update Health Department program information and procedures by attending relevant continuing education courses JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLICATION REVIEW Review for Environmental Health Criteria • • • Air and water quality

APPLICATION REVIEW Review for Environmental Health Criteria • • • Air and water quality (identified in standard conditions/COAs) Mitigation Measures and BMPs (noise/odor/dust etc. ) Designated setbacks Waste management/disposal Reclamation

PUBLIC COMPLAINTS Production/Drilling/Completions Majority of complaints relate to noise/odor/dust Process: • Complaint submitted to

PUBLIC COMPLAINTS Production/Drilling/Completions Majority of complaints relate to noise/odor/dust Process: • Complaint submitted to Weld County by public/landowner aka complainant • Collaboration between P&E Specialist and EH Specialist • Conduct site visit to determine compliance with Weld County code In compliance -> Act as liaison between operator and complainant until both parties are satisfied Out of compliance -> work with operator to install proper BMPs to mitigate issue > enforcement may be necessary which may result in rescission of WOGLA permit

QUESTIONS?

QUESTIONS?

Hearing Process • Hearings are scheduled on Thursdays • 10: 00 am start •

Hearing Process • Hearings are scheduled on Thursdays • 10: 00 am start • Held at OGED building, unless larger venue needed • How does it work? • What is the Hearing Officer looking for?

Hearing Process • Sufficient evidence of Code compliance as well as: • Siting rational

Hearing Process • Sufficient evidence of Code compliance as well as: • Siting rational / compatibility • Alternate siting explanation • Cumulative impacts • After the hearing, if approved: • • Final order preparation Order, staff report and location map recorded Recorded document given to applicant Construction can begin as long as COAs are met

Application for Intervention • Required information based on Sec. 21 -5 -340. A. 1.

Application for Intervention • Required information based on Sec. 21 -5 -340. A. 1. • Timeframe (20 days prior to hearing) • Hearing Officer reviews and makes determination (within 10 days) • Permit & Enforcement Specialist will communicate with Applicant • Referral agencies

Questions?

Questions?