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Information for Contractors and Developers

Sediment is the biggest pollutant associated with construction site storm water runoff.  Uncontrolled storm water runoff from construction sites can significantly impact rivers, lakes and estuaries because the sediment can reduce the amount of sunlight reaching aquatic plants, clog fish gills, smother aquatic habitat and spawning areas, and impede navigation.  Construction sites that disturb one acre or more of land must apply for and be issued a notice of coverage from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) before any work can begin.

Construction Site Runoff

Consultant Information

Drainage Calculations Requirements

Minimum Control Measures 5 EPA

Land Disturbance Permit

Land Disturbance Permit Standard Operating Procedures

Engineering Planning Commission Submittal Packet