Erosion and Sediment Control Plan

An Erosion and Sediment Control Plan must be submitted for review and approval when an applicant proposes to undertake any land-disturbing activity within the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area or land-disturbing activity greater than 10,000 square feet outside the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area. Exemptions to the above requirement are outlined in Chapter 37.1 – Stormwater Management of the Newport News Code of Ordinances.

Requirements

There are a wide variety of plan requirements depending on the location and area of the proposed land-disturbing activity. Refer to Chapter 37.1 of the Newport News Code of Ordinances and Chapters 840 & 870, Agency 25, Title 9 of the Administrative Code of Virginia for requirements and mitigation measures.

Review Time


  • Initial erosion and sediment control plan review and comment period is sixty (60) days.
  • Revised erosion and sediment control plan review and comment period is forty-five (45) days.
  • Submittal packages must be complete.

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