Sedimentation and Erosion Control Inspection Process
Please provide a text use case (including information specified below) and a diagram of the process.
Describe a high level scenario and how it is currently handled:
What is the normal outcome
or goal of the process?
of the process is to ensure
compliance with the Sedimentation and Pollution Control Act of 1973
, which prevents
sedimentation damage to streams and adjacent properties from construction activities
Describe the st
eps in the process. Specify who is involved at various steps.
The site inspector visits the site
compliance with the Sedimentation
Pollution Control Act (SPCA).
he inspector docume
if the site is
in compliance or non
compliance by inspect
ntrol measures, the project
perimeter as well as any critical areas such as
for sedimentation damage
This information is recorded in a sedimentation
The sedimentation inspection report pr
following information and fulfills the following purpose:
Documents site conditions
Documents compliance with the SPCA
Specifies corrective actions
to the developer
Documents the inspector’s activities
If the site is
in compliance, a copy of the inspection report is
or mailed to the
If the site is found in non
site inspector communicates the needed
corrective actions verbally
(if a representative is present onsite)
then, a copy of
inspection report is either given or mailed to the FRP
Should the violations be seve
re at the time of the inspection, a Notice of Violation
will be drafted and issued
with a specified time limit for compliance. The NOV is sent in
ith the inspection report
Who supplies the information?
The site inspector
Who approves the information?
There is no formal approval process, as this is a site inspection
to document information. The
is responsible for verifying complianc
e and uses their
professional judgment to make this determination. I
f an NOV is warranted, then the regional
engineer reviews and signs the NOV
Who else is involved?
If the FRP cannot bring the project back into compliance
within a given
the project will be referred for enforcement. This will involve the Director of the
Division of Land Resources
(or their designated representative) as well as
the Attorney General’s
What form or forms are used? (please attach or provide a URL)?
What level of trust do you need for this process?
The yearly average of sediment
ation inspection reports
based on the last five years of data is
year. This results in approximately
will repeat this process on average approximately 68 times per month.
The amount of
in the process
is minimal to none as the same form is used each time.