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Local Erosion and Sediment Control Programs 

Information About the Local Programs

The NC Sedimentation Control Commission may delegate authority to implement the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act (SPCA) to cities and counties that adopt a local qualifying erosion and sediment control ordinance in compliance with North Carolina state requirements. The staff of the delegated Local Programs perform plan reviews and enforce compliance of the SPCA within their jurisdictions.

Contact Information for Local Programs

Local Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance Fees

Resources for Local Programs

Official 2018 Model Local Ordinance (MS Word - Red Line VersionMS WordPDF)
The Model Local Ordinance was first distributed in 2004, with revisions in 2006, 2014 and 2018. 

Create a Local Program (MS WordPDF)
Did you know? (MS WordPDF)
Procedure for Local Program Delegation (MS WordPDF)

Local Programs Workshops

2019 Workshop

2019 Workshop

April 23 & 24, 2019

Registration and workshop information will be emailed directly to the E&SC Local Programs as it becomes available.

Accepting nominations for "Outstanding Local Program for 2019" through April 9, 2019

Who can submit a nomination:

Anyone representing the local erosion and sediment control program, municipality, county government, or the Land Quality Section Regional Office can nominate a program for an award. Contractors and developers regulated by the local program can also nominate the program for an award.

For more information and to submit a nomination refer to the 2019 Nomination Form and Guidelines

2018 Workshop Presentations 2017 Workshop Presentations