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The Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission ("the Commission")
performs conformance reviews of public sanitary sewer extensions,
facilities plans, and plumbing plans, and issues subsequent Water
Quality Management Letters (often referred to as '208'
The Sewer Service Areas under the water quality management
jurisdiction of the Commission include:
To request a water quality management review letter from the
Commission, submit a letter providing an explanation of the
proposed project/activity along with detailed location map(s)
Angela M. Pierce
Natural Resources Planner III
Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission
441 South Jackson Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Note regarding digital maps: Submission of digital engineering
maps will help speed our review process. If possible, please submit
engineering maps via e-mail to email@example.com.
Requests must be accompanied by a check in the amount
of $200.00 made payable to the "Bay-Lake Regional Planning
SSA reviews and subsequent '208' letters will take no more than
30 days to complete, any requests needed in less than 30 days,
should be expedited (see below).
A review and '208' letter issuance will be expedited
upon request. An expedited request is filled within 5-10 business
days. Expedited requests require an additional payment of
If you have questions, contact Angela Pierce with the Commission
at (920) 448-2820.
Does my plumbing project require a water quality
management (WQM) letter?
Question 1: Does the project require plumbing
plan review, convey sewage to a municipal sewer, and will it be
located in a sewer service area (listed above)?
If no to any part of Question 1, a WQM letter is not
If yes to all parts of Question 1, answer Question 2.
Question 2: Will the project create a new
private interceptor main sewer (PIMS) or extend and existing
If yes to Question 2, a WQM letter is required.
If no to Question 2, then answer Question 3.
Question 3: Will the project discharge more
than 54 drainage fixture units to the proposed building sewer?
If no to Question 3, a WQM letter is not required.
If yes to Question 3, answer Question 4.
Question 4: Will the new building sewer be
installed to connect to a PIMS or will the proposed building sewer
connect to a point outside the lot line or private easement to a
If yes to Question 4, a WQM letter is required.
If no to Question 4, a WQM letter is not required.
For additional question regarding your plumbing project, you can
contact the Department of Commerce at:
Environmental and Regulatory Services
Water Quality Management Reviews (208 Reviews)
- PDF Version of this Webpage
Village of Mishicot Sewer Service Area
Plan (Amendment to the Manitowoc-Two Rivers SSA)
Sheboygan Urbanized Area Sewer Service Plan
For more information on Water Quality Management
Reviews, please contact:
Angela Pierce, Natural Resources Planner III
Phone: (920) 448-2820
Bay-Lake Regional Planning
425 S. Adams Street, Suite 201
Green Bay, WI 54301
P: (920) 448-2820
F: (920) 448-2823
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