Animal Waste Storage
Permits to construct manure storage structures greater than 500 cubic feet are required to meet Natural Resource Conservation Service Standard 313 Waste Storage Facility and 634 Waste Transfer Criteria. Permits are required for all new construction, substantial alteration of existing structures, and manure transfer systems. Permitees are required to develop and maintain annual nutrient management plans that meet NRCS 590 Nutrient Management Standard. The Soil and Water Conservation Department requires a permit to decommission or close a manure storage facility. A permit is also required for conversions of manure storage facilities to other uses.