Any earth disturbance is required to implement and maintain erosion and sedimentation "E&S BMPs". Any earth disturbance over 5,000 sf is required to have a written E&S plan and have a copy on site. You may be required to submit your E&S plan to the Conservation District to be reviewed by other permitting agencies during project planning. Please take a moment to download our application form with instructions, and to use any of the other resource links provided below to help you complete your application & plan. Remember to always keep a copy of your submitted E&S plan for yourself and to keep a copy on site while you are working.
* Your Municipality may require items such as grading or building permits prior to the start of any work. Please check with your municipality before beginning any new construction project.
Items needed for an Erosion & Sedimentation Control Plan submittal to HCCD:
- Erosion & Sedimentation Control Plan Application Form. Please note, as of 10/1/2020 previous versions of this application will no longer be accepted.
- Small Projects E&S Plan Template. For small projects, use this template for guidance. Homeowners will find this document helpful. For larger projects, this form is not necessary. Contact our office for assistance.
- In Pennsylvania, homeowners and contractors are required to contact PA 1 Call at least three business days before beginning any digging or excavation project. In 2006, the PUC ordered all local telecommunications carriers to fully implement 8-1-1 as the abbreviated dialing code to access PA 1 Call. For more information see www.pa1call.org
- eMapPA Tool