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Erosion and Sediment Control: Land Clearing and Grading

This page provides examples of erosion and sediment control standards for local governments in Washington State, along with recommended resources for more information.


Erosion control measures are designed to prevent environmental damage caused by pollution, soil erosion, and sedimentation from land development.

Construction site stormwater runoff is regulated on the local level and at the state level. See the Washington State Department of Ecology Stormwater Permits site for current regulations.

Sample Ordinances

Recommended Resources

Last Modified: October 04, 2016