Development

Stormwater runoff carries pollutants directly to our waterways. Whether or not your site is over an acre, BMPs should be utilized to control or treat the release of pollutants associated with construction. You may also consider permanent structural stormwater control measures for your new development which promote the “slow, spread, soak” principle.

For for construction activity that disturbs 1 acre or greater, or less than 1 acre when part of a larger common plan, a Land Disturbance Permit will be required for the following activities:

  • Demolition
  • Tree removal
  • Grading
  1. Design

    Find resources related to the Stormwater Design Criteria Manual, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, Erosion/Sediment Control Best Management Practices, and Low Impact Development

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  2. Construction

    Information about how to obtain a Land Disturbance Permit, inspection, enforcement, and SWPPP training materials.

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  3. Sewer

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  4. Coal Tar Sealants

    In November 2009, the Springfield-Greene County Environmental Advisory Board presented City Council with a letter regarding the Board’s concerns about the use of coal-tar based pavement sealants.

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