Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control - Resources and Summary of Fees
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Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control - Resources and Summary of Fees

SESC Resources:

LIVINGSTON COUNTY:
SESC Ordinance
SESC Administrative Rules
Guide to SESC and Technical Specifications
SESC Plan Checklist
Standard Soil Erosion Control Details
Alternative Soil Erosion Control Details

PLEASE NOTE:
36" silt fence is required on all construction sites unless the inspector waives the requirement or approves an alternate.
Use of any alternative SESC measure requires inspector approval.


MDEQ:
Part 91 - Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control
Part 17 - Administrative Rules
Part 91 SESC FAQ Sheet


SESC Permit Fees:

At this time, no permits or waivers can be applied for online.

RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

PLEASE NOTE: All residential plans must be reviewed for Soil Erosion and Sediment Controls by the Inspector prior to permit issuance.

Requirement:  For all residential projects, a Land Use Permit from the township/village is required (where issued) and also a site plan. Fee payment is expected at the time of application. Fees are subject to change without notice. All permit / waiver fees are not refundable. In most cases, an inspection of soil erosion controls (silt fence or tracking mat) will be required before the permit is issued.

Link to Residential Permit Application and Forms

Major Project Permit
Single family size residential permits
For construction sites greater than 600 square feet of earth disruption
$250


Minor Project Permit
Single family size residential permits
For construction sites less than 600 square feet of earth disruption
$180
Waiver of Necessity
For residential sites not within 500 ft of water
No form needed. Requires Land Use Permit and site plan. Waivers are issued at the time of application.
$55
Re-inspection fees for both permits and waivers due to non-compliance will be $95 for each occurrence.

PLEASE NOTE: PERMIT / WAIVER FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE


COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

Link to Commercial Permit Application and Forms

PLEASE NOTE: All commercial plans must be reviewed for Soil Erosion and Sediment Controls by the Inspector prior to application.

Commercial Administrative Fee
(Major or Minor category determined by Inspector)
$480

Monthly Inspection fees
(Required for Commercial Major Permits only)
$100/month
Required 4 Month Minimum = $400

Commercial Major Permit
Requires Administrative Fee + First 4 months of inspections
All fees are required at the time of application for the commercial permit.

$880

Commercial Minor Permit
Requires Administrative Fee
All fees are required at the time of application.

Commercial Waivers
(Not within 500 ft of surface water and less than one acre of disturbed soil)
$480



$90

Fees are subject to change without notice. All permit / waiver fees are not refundable.

Bonds Rate: $.05 for each square foot of disturbed soil. All Bonds must come from the Landowner.

PLEASE NOTE:  In some cases, Stormwater Drainage Review may be required either by this office or the township's engineer before the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Permit Application can be accepted.