Erosion Control

Permit Regulations
Erosion control permits are required on building and lot projects that involve excavation, placement of fill, or otherwise disturb soil. A plan must accompany the permit for review by the engineer's office. Click here for the permit application form, or visit the engineer's office in City Hall at:
166 Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383

  • Commercial, industrial, or multi-family residential erosion control plan 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, 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.