Construction

Construction activities disturbing 1 acre or greater, or less than 1 acre when part of a larger common plan, require a Land Disturbance Permit (LDP) and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) approved by the city. You will need to:

  1. Write a SWPPP and design an erosion sediment control plan
  2. Pay the permit fee and escrow
  3. Attend a pre permit meeting/SWPPP training
  4. Install Best Management Practices (BMPs)
  5. Once BMPs are approved by city inspector, permit is issued and construction may begin


For more specifics, visit the LDP Issuance Checklist PDF.

  1. Best Management Practices

    Complete guide to choosing, installing, and maintaining BMPs. Complete with the narratives and details needed for Stormwater Pollution Plan (SWPPP).

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  2. Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

    Templates, checklists and other tools to prepare the required Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) in order to obtain a Land Disturbance Permit.

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  3. Land Disturbance Permit

    Checklist for obtaining a Land Disturbance Permit, fee information, and forms for permit application, renewal and termination.

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  4. Inspection & Enforcement

    Sites operating under a City Land Disturbance Permit must be inspected on a schedule based on rainfall events to assess BMP effectiveness. An inspection checklist can be found here

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  5. Training & Outreach Materials

    Access helpful brochures, websites and presentations about Land Disturbance Permits, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, and Best Management Practices

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  6. Online Fee Payment

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