Buffer Mitigation

Buffer Mitigation / Restoration Plan Requirement Checklist


General Information


  • Brief summary
  • Owners information (Name, Address, Phone)
  • Pictures of site (if possible)
  • Proposed timeline for installation
  • Use corridor formula (frontage feet X 0.3)

Map of Sufficient Scale Showing


  • Approximate contour elevation lines or slope percentages
  • Distances, setbacks, and dimensions
  • Existing ground cover
  • Existing structures, roads, driveways, utilities, etc.
  • Existing wetlands
  • Generic soil type (sandy, silty, clayey, mucky)
  • North arrow

Same or Additional Map Showing


  • Proposed construction including:
    • Boat docks, slips, and piers
    • Buildings
    • Decks, patios, gazebos
    • Paved areas
    • Roads
    • Steps
  • Proposed vegetative changes (including dimensions)
  • Proposed management changes (no mow, etc.)
  • Proposed use corridors with dimensions

Restoration Information


  • Age / height of trees
  • Common names of trees, shrubs, forbs, and grasses
  • Density of plantings
  • Erosion control practices (for violation sites)