Public Works

350 South 5th Street
RM 203 City Hall
Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC)

Listed below are website links for additional information about ESC design and products, certifications, educational opportunities, and other government agency requirements. They include additional materials about compliance to Minneapolis Chapter 52: Erosion and Sediment Control and Drainage Ordinance

The City's Minneapolis Code of Ordinances Chapter 52: Erosion and Sediment Control and Drainage and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) require that the contractor/owner have all appropriate permits clearly posted at the construction site.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Water (MPCA)

City of Minneapolis

Minnesota Erosion Control Association (MECA)

MECA is a non-profit organization that promotes the advancement of effective stormwater management and ESC practices, including listings of ESC workshops & vendor resources.

University of Minnesota

 

If you are planning a project that may require an ESC permit, contact Jeremy Strehlo, Minneapolis Public Works, Surface Water & Sewers division at: jeremy.strehlo@minneapolismn.gov or (612) 673-3973.

Once you have obtained your Erosion & Sediment Control Permit, call (612) 673-3867 to notify the City of your intended start of construction at least 48 hours or more in advance of any land disturbances. Failure to do so may result in fines and/or the revocation of the permit, or a Stop Work Order.

Last updated Apr 17, 2014