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Mon thru Fri
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Any construction within 500 feet of any water body, or, any construction area larger than one acre in size, requires a Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Permit, before a Building Permit can be issued, as per State law.
In compliance with the State of Michigan, Part 91, NREPA, as amended, Gogebic County requires the following information and fees to be included with a complete permit application in order to obtain a Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Permit.
Complete, accurate and signed application.
Check, payable to Gogebic County, for $200.00 minimum and per acre of disturbance. In the case of pipeline or similar projects with multiple sites, $200 per qualifying site. Fees will be doubled if work begins before a Permit is issued.
Site drawing, or plan, that contains the following information (refer to the document “SESC Plan Development Guide” below):
Name and distance to nearest water body.
Short-term and long-term erosion control measures.
Slope of land and drainages, soil type and area of disturbance.
Location of buildings and any proposed structures.
- Permit Application Form
- SESC Plan Development Guide
- Annual Report 2018
- Resource Assessment Survey
- Meeting Schedule 2019
- Public Speaking Request
- Tree Sale Catalog
- Tree Sale Order Form
- Native Shrubs for Wildlife Habitat
- Galerucella Beetle Info
- Purple Loosestrife BioControl
- PLS BioControl Reference Guide
- MN DNR Biocontrol Efforts
- GCD FOIA Policy