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efficiency of these programs and require new programs where necessary. Properly developed and implemented operation and maintenance programs reduce the risk of water quality problems. C. Other Applicable Requirements 1. As appropriate, the permit will include: a. more stringent terms and conditions, including permit requirements that modify, or are in addition to, the minimum control measures based on an approved total maximum daily load (TMDL) or equivalent analysis, or where the state administrative authority determines such terms and conditions are needed to protect water quality; and b. other applicable LPDES permit requirements, standards, and conditions established in the individual or general permit, developed consistently with the provisions of LAC 33:IX.2701-2715, as appropriate. D. Evaluation and Assessment Requirements 1. Evaluation. The permit shall require the permittee to evaluate compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit, including the effectiveness of the components of its storm water management program, and the status of achieving the measurable requirements in the permit. NOTE: The state administrative authority may determine monitoring requirements for the permittee in accordance with state/tribal monitoring plans appropriate to the watershed. Participation in a group monitoring program is encouraged. 2. Recordkeeping. The permit shall require that the permittee keep records required by the LPDES permit for at least three years and submit such records to the state administrative authority when specifically asked to do so. The permit shall require the permittee to make records, including a written description of the storm water management program, available to the public at reasonable times during regular business hours (see LAC 33:IX.2323 for confidentiality provision). The permittee may assess a reasonable charge for copying. The permit may allow the permittee to require a member of the public to provide advance notice. 3. Reporting. Unless the permittee is relying on another entity to satisfy its LPDES permit obligations under LAC 33:IX.2525.A, the permittee shall submit annual reports to the state administrative authority for its first permit term. For subsequent permit terms, the permittee shall submit reports in years two and four unless the state administrative authority requires more frequent reports. The report shall include:
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a. the status of compliance with permit terms and conditions; b. results of information collected and analyzed, including monitoring data, if any, during the reporting period; c. a summary of the storm water activities the permittee proposes to undertake to comply with the permit during the next reporting cycle; d. any changes made during the reporting period to the permittee’s storm water management program; and e. notice that the permittee is relying on another governmental entity to satisfy some of the permit obligations (if applicable), consistent with LAC 33:IX.2525.
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