E&S and SWM Step-by-Step Process - Click here for a brief description of the City's Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Process
E&S and SWM Plan Application - Use this application for initial submittal of an Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Plan
E&S and SWM Plan Amendment Application - Use this application for amending an approved Erosion & Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Plan.
E&S and SWM Plan Submittal Checklist - Use this checklist to ensure that all items are included on your plan prior to submitting for review. Note that this is the minimum required information to be accepted for review and is not all inclusive of detailed plan elements. See the "Engineering Checklist" for more detailed requirements.
Land Disturbance Permit Application - Use this application to acquire a Land Disturbance Permit after all applicable plan approves have been acquired, bonds are posted, SWM Agreement has been recorded and State permit has been acquired (if applicable).
EROSION & SEDIMENT CONTROL
E&S Plan Review Checklist - Use this checklist to ensure that all items related to Erosion & Sediment Control are included on your plan.
Agreement in Lieu of Erosion & Sediment Control Plan - Use this for Single Family Detached Residential Dwellings instead of submitting a full E&S Plan.
Link to RDL List On-Line - See if your contractor is a registered land disturber with DCR - this is where our E&S Administrator will check to verify your land disturbance permit.
If your site is greater than 6,000 sq. ft. but you feel that is does not warrant a full scale E&S plan and narrative you may opt to request an agreement in lieu of.
If your site is less than 6,000 square feet click hear to learn about the simple measures you can take as a responsible developer and to avoid any possible City Code violations during construction. VA E&S Regulations
Stream Buffer Manual - Want to more about our Stream Buffer Ordinance and how it may affect your property? Click Here for more information.
Storm Water Maintenance Agreement - Template Form for Final Site Plan Submission
Agreement in Lieu of Stormwater Management Plan - Use this for Single Family Detached Residential Dwelling instead of submitting a full SWM Plan.
SWPPP Template for Single Family Residence - Use this when submitting an Agreement in Lieu of SWM Plan for Single Family Detached Residential Dwellings.
Virginia Stormwater Management Handbook (Second Edition, 2013 Draft) - Use this for all projects that fall under the new stormwater regulations as of July 1, 2014.
BMP Standards & Specifications (2013 Draft) - These standards and specifications should be used for all projects that fall under the new stormwater regulations as of July 1, 2014.
Stormwater Management Certification – Use this for all projects with SWM facilities and submit with the as-built survey.
VIRGINIA STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (VSMP) & STATE CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PERMIT
Note: The City of Charlottesville adopted the state's fee schedule. The fee form above is the same form on the DEQ website however it differs in that fees shall be made payable to the City of Charlottesville and submitted to the City for processing along with the CGP Registration Statement linked above. Also, the registration statement for sites within a common plan of development and less than 1 acre, the required fee is 72% of what is listed on the DEQ website, which is reflected in the above link.
Click Here for Additional Information Regarding the Department of Environmental Quality's General Construction Permit