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Erosion and Sediment Control

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

Chapter 52 and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) require that the contractor/owner have all appropriate permits clearly posted at the construction site.

MPCA - Water

Minnesota Erosion Control Association (MECA)

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

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City of Minneapolis

If you are planning a project in Minneapolis that may require an ESC permit, contact Jeremy Strehlo, 612-673-3973.

Once you have obtained your Permit, call 612-673-3867 to notify the City when you are planning to start construction at least 48 hours in advance of any land disturbances. If you fail to do this, you may have to pay a fine, the permit could be revoked, or a stop work order could be issued.

Last updated Feb 8, 2019



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