Erosion Control

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The Chatham County Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Ordinance requires a Land Disturbing Permit to regulate certain land-disturbing activity to control accelerated erosion and sedimentation in order to prevent the pollution of water and other damage to lakes, watercourses and other public and private property by sedimentation, and to otherwise protect the public health, safety and general welfare.


What Requires a Permit

Land Disturbing Permit Application

Erosion Control Plan Requirement Checklist

Standard Details for Erosion Control Submittals

NC Erosion & Sediment Control Planning & Design Manual





First Submittal: 1 full-size plan, 1 set of supporting calculations

Additional Submittals: 2 full-size revised plans, 1 set of revised calculations (if changed from original)


Erosion & Sediment Control Contractors

Erosion & Sediment Control Plan Designers


Still have questions? Call us for more information.

Morgan DeWit, PE     Phone: (919) 542-8268

Drew Blake                 Phone: (919) 545-8394



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