Date Requested:
Requested by:
Owner Agent Staff
Tract Information:
Parcel Identification Number:
Property Owner(s):
Location/Physical Address:
Number of Features to be Evaluated:
As of July 2, 2012, a fee is required for all SWIDs; please note that SWIDs are weather dependent and may be
delayed due to weather conditions.
Owner/Agent Information:
Mailing Address:
For faster service, please provide a valid email address
(print name)
As owner of the property described above, or as a legally
authorized representative of the owner, do hereby convey permission to Orange County Planning and
Inspections Staff to enter the property
at their convenience to conduct a surface water identification (SWID)
necessary to determine whether or not water features on my property are
subject to the stream buffer
regulations described in Section 6.13 of the Orange County Unified Development Ordinance. This SWID may
be necessary to facilitate the approval of my proposed subdivision, or to determine whether or not the property
may support a proposed improvement. This SWID will be public record, and may be requested in the future for
review by parties interested in the property.
Signature of Owner
Signature of Representative
Fee Information (staff use only):
Fee Amount:
Receipt No:
Fees are charged based on the number of features evaluated, please refer to current fee schedule
Surface Water Identification Request
Erosion Control Division
Orange County Planning & Inspection Department
131 W. Margaret Lane, Suite 200
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Orange County Surface Water Identification Fee Update
*** As of July 2, 2012, the Orange County Planning & Inspections Department will begin
charging a fee for Surface Water Identification Requests on parcels of land within Orange
County. This following chart describes the fee breakdown:
1 - 2 Determinations / Site
3 - 6 Determinations / Site
7 - 9 Determinations / Site
10 - 12 Determinations / Site
13 - 16 Determinations / Site
17 - 19 Determinations / Site
~ Determinations of 20 or more / Site will follow a similar schedule ~
All checks can be made payable to Orange County