In accordance with the Permit Extension Act (PEA) of 2020 (P.L. 2020, c.53) soil conservation district certifications of soil erosion and sediment control plans in existence on March 9, 2020 are eligible to have the running of the period of approval automatically suspended for the COVID-19 extension period, beginning March 9, continuing for as long as a public health emergency, pursuant to the “Emergency Health Powers Act”, P.L.2005, c.222, (C.26:13-1 et. seq.) that has been declared by the Governor in response to COVID-19, is in effect.
The tolling shall extend the certification of plans at least six months beyond the conclusion of the COVID-19 extension period. Please refer to the Permanent Extension Act Notice 2020 for more details.