The following tools and resources may be helpful when applying for permits from our department.
Interactive mapping application that can be used to create online and printable maps for Erosion Control or Stormwater Management permit applications.
Overview of the requirements of Dane County's Erosion Control and Stormwater Management Ordinance and permit processes. Includes links to applications and forms.
Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) spreadsheet used to calculate soil loss and sediment discharge from construction sites.
A list of consultants that provide surveying, engineering and other services that may be helpful in satisfying department permit requirements.
Instructions on how to use the Land and Water Viewer online map to determine if your site is located within a thermally sensitive area.
Proper framed inlet protection guidelines for erosion control plans.
Plant species that have been approved for use in establishing a native vegetated buffer to meet shoreland zoning requirements.
Complete this checklist before starting agricultural ditching, repairing tile, or breaking out new land.
Guidelines for proper installation, inspection, and maintenance of silt sock (developed by the Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative Charter).