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Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control/Construction Stormwater Permits: Greater than 5 Acres
Sites disturbing over five acres, with a point source discharge to the waters of the state, are required to obtain permit coverage from the local Soil Erosion Permitting Entity, or be designated an APA, and then submit an application for Notice of coverage (NOC). Along with the NOC application, the applicant/permittee must submit a copy of the SESC permit, approved SESC plan, site location map, and the appropriate fee to the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.
- EGLE SESC/CSW Staff Map (pdf)
- MiWaters - EGLE's Water Resources Division (WRD) uses MiWaters, a permitting and compliance database. MiWaters enables Michigan to fulfill federal electronic reporting requirements and providing an online component for access to public information. To apply, renew, or terminate permit coverage, go to https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us and log into your account. If you don't already have an account, view the tutorial on how to establish your account. Once you have an account established, you may:
- apply for permit coverage by searching for Notice of Coverage Application,
- renew by searching for Notice of Coverage Renewal, or
- terminate your permit by searching for Notice of Termination.
- Permit by Rule (pdf)
- Construction Storm Water Operator Training
- Soil Erosion/Construction Storm Water Inspection Log Template (doc)
- Part 91 (pdf)
- Part 91 Rules (pdf)
- Permit Transfer Form (pdf)
- Permit Transfer Obligations (doc)
- Part 91, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control FAQ (pdf)
- Winter Construction Storm Water Inspection Policy (pdf)
- Permit-by-Rule FAQ (pdf)