Erosion Control

Permit Regulations


Erosion control permits are required on building and lot projects that involve excavation, placement of fill, or otherwise disturbance of soil. A plan must accompany the permit application for review by the engineer's office. Click here for the permit application form, or visit the engineer's office in City Hall at 66 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN. 

Fees


  • Commercial, industrial, or multi-family residential erosion control plan review and inspection:
    • For lots or parcels less than one acre: $65
    • For lots or parcels 1-10 acres: $100
    • For lots or parcels greater than 10 acres: Add to the base fee of $100 per each five acres or fraction thereof, $15 per five acres
  • Single family, residential lot erosion control plan review and inspection: $30
  • Subdivision plat erosion control plan review and inspection:
    • For primary plats containing 1-50 lots: $115
    • For primary plats containing 51 lots or more: add to the base fee of $115 per each 50 lots or fraction thereof: $50 per 50 lots
All fees are current as of December 1, 2010. Fees are subject to change on all permits.