Any project that disturbs the soil (clearing, grading, road building, etc.) is regulated by PADEP and, depending upon the extent of disturbance, may require an E & S plan and a NPDES permit. These plan and permits should be written/developed and obtained before earthwork begins.
For more on land disturbance
Please contact Erosion and Sediment Control Specialist Hunter Snyder at 717-325-6098 to discuss your project.