Disturbed areas must be seeded within 5 calendar days of achieving final grade or within 30 calendar days of substantial completion of the exterior of the building. (MDOT Rule 1709).
Maintenance responsibilities for SESC measures are a responsibility of both the landowner and builder during construction. Continued maintenance of permanent control measures shall be the responsibility of the property owner and shall become a part of any legal exchange. A Permit Transfer Form must be completed upon ownership transfer.
Construction scheduling and practices may need to be altered in order to permanently stabilize a site within the permitted time frame.
New Residential Permits
New residential permits will expire 6 months after issue date.
An SESC permit must be extended if a site cannot be permanently stabilized before the permit expires. If a permit is not extended, the coverage will terminate when the permit expires, and all outside work must cease. A new permit application must be submitted with appropriate fees and sureties.
Please contact the County Enforcing Agent to schedule final inspections at 989-224-5183. Random inspections will also be conducted during construction to assure steps are being taken to minimize soil erosion and to eliminate off site sedimentation.