Erosion Control, Grading and Stormwater Permit

Online Permits: Now Available!


The City of Roseville has launched a new online permitting system for your convenience. After creating a free user account, residents and contractors can apply for permits, pay fees online, request inspections, and get email updates of review progress and permit issuance.

Overview

To ensure that sediment from construction sites is not getting into the city’s storm sewer pipes, ponds and lakes, the City of Roseville requires that contractors obtain an Erosion Control, Grading and Stormwater Permit. For more information on this required permit, review the Erosion Control Handout and Ordinance links below.
Erosion Control
The Erosion Control Inspector inspects construction sites after a rain event, or at least once a week.  Staff time spent on the inspection will vary depending on the size of the construction site.  As a result of this, fees for this permit are based on the size of the site.  This permit is good for one year from the date of issuance.

Erosion Control Application Fees and Escrow

Size of Site
Assumed
Construction
Time
Initial Fee
(for first year)
Renewal Fee
(for each
additional year)
Escrow (rounded up to the nearest acre)
Less than 5,000 SF (shoreland only)
1-2 weeks
$50.00
n/a
n/a
Less than 0.5 acre (residential remodel only)
1 month
$350.00
$150.00
$1,000
Less than 1 acre
3 - 4 months
$625.00
$220.00
$3,000
1 to 5 acres
7 - 8 months
$900.00
$320.00
$3,000-$15,000
5 or more acres
12 months
$1,400.00
$480.00
>$15,000

Grading Application Fees and Escrow

Size of Site
Permit Fee
Escrow
Less than 5,000 sf
(shoreland only)
$50.00
n/a
Less than or equal to 50 cy
$0.00
n/a
51-250 cy
$100.00
n/a
251-1,000
$200.00
$5.00 per cy
1,001-10,000 cy
$350.00
$5.00 per cy
10,000 cy or more
$650.00
$5.00 per cy

Stormwater Application Fees

Size of Site
Fee
Less than 1 acre
$35.00
1-5 acres
$75.00
5 acres or more
$125.00

Forms and Information


Permit Requirements


  • All sites with more than 50 CY (cubic yards) of graded material, or sites with greater than 5,000 square feet or more of disturbed area or any land disturbance within the shoreland overlay district not exempted by City Ordinance are required to obtain an Erosion Control, Grading & Stormwater Permit.
  • An Erosion Control Plan shall be submitted with all permits.
  • A Grading Plan shall be submitted on all new construction sites, all sites within the shoreland district or on sites where greater than 50 cubic yards of material moved or as required by the City Engineer.
  • The grading plan must include the total amount of material that will be moved on site, including a breakdown of the amount of material imported and the amount of material exported. 
  • If hauling materials, haul routes must be identified. 
  • Estimated time to complete work.
  • The permit needs to be signed by the applicant and the property owner.

Idle and Winter Requirements


  • Erosion Control winter maintenance will be required.
  • Bare ground, any erodible soils, and stockpiles must be stabilized.  This can be accomplished by sod, erosion control blanket, mulch, or other material that prevents erosion.
  • Silt fence, bio rolls, etc., must be installed per the approved erosion control plan and maintained to operate as designed.
  • Catch basin inlet protection must be modified or removed for winter months by November 12, 2018 or before the first snowfall, whichever comes first, to avoid ponding of snow melt within traffic areas, such as streets and sidewalk/bike path.  Any inlet protection not removed by that time will be removed by the City with costs deducted from the escrow account.
  • All prior Erosion Control permit requirements, including inspections, must be adhered to and BMPs maintained.
  • City inspections will continue.  A 48-hour response is expected as usual or the permittee will be responsible for costs associated with City contractors.  This includes inlet protection not removed after November 12, 2018, or by the first snowfall.
  • Any City of Roseville Erosion Control permittee also having NPDES and/or watershed permits should continue to follow all of that permit’s requirements.

Minimum Erosion Control Requirements


  • All controls shall be installed and inspected by the City before starting work on a site.  Please call 651-792-7004 to schedule a site inspection meeting before beginning construction.
  • Inlet protection and perimeter control shall be installed to manage sediment from the site.  
  • Street sweeping shall be performed at least weekly to remove sediment tracked onto City streets.
  • Stabilization is required for stock piles and exposed soils that have not been worked for 14 days.  
  • All basement and/or foundation excavation spoil piles shall be kept completely off City right-of-way and shall be completely surrounded with approved erosion control. 
  • All construction waste shall be properly managed and disposed of so it will not have an adverse impact on water quality.

Escrow Information


  • The City shall require an erosion control escrow as a part of the permit.  This sum of money shall ensure the inspection, installation, maintenance, and completion of the erosion control plan.
  • For sites with grading in excess of 250 CY of material, a grading escrow will be required. 
  • The applicant shall be responsible for proper operation and maintenance of all controls.  
  • Any problems identified by the City shall be addressed within 48 hours of notification.
  • If the applicant does not comply with the erosion control plan or requests from the City, the City may take such action as it deems appropriate to control erosion, including using the escrow money to sweep streets and repair or clean erosion controls.  
  • If correction items are not addressed within 48 hours of notice, escrow money will be deducted for staff time spent on follow up inspections. 
  • Grading escrow funds will be released when the City determines the grading has been completed per the approved grading plan. 
  • Remaining erosion control escrow funds will not be released until the site has undergone final stabilization and all erosion control has been removed.