Stormwater and Erosion Control
Erosion Control Regulations
These Regulations provide for the minimum standards related to the management of soil erosion caused by land disturbing activities within the City, within the extra territorial jurisdiction for installation of subdivision infrastructure, and within areas subject to annexation agreements, unless limited by applicable intergovernmental agreements.
Erosion Control Standards and Permits
Erosion Control Standards:
Erosion Control Permits:
(These are the same permits listed on the Building Permits page.)
Because Champaign County is a very flat place, controlling stormwater runoff is very critical to prevent flooding. Stormwater regulations are contained within Chapter 29.5 of the City Code.
NPDES Phase II Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems
This report and attachments detail the efforts the City of Champaign has undertaken to comply with the stormwater program outlined in the Notice of Intent for the permit period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. The report describes the status of the BMP activities, summarizes the supporting data collected, summarizes the activities proposed during the next permit year, identifies obligations required by the City of Champaign under another agency’s ILR-40 permit, and lists City of Champaign construction projects that required stormwater pollution permits.
Stormwater and Erosion Control Links
- International Erosion Control Association
- Center for Watershed Protection
- Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- NPDES Program
- Construction Industry Compliance Assistance
- Stormwater Manager’s Resource Center
For more informationEngineering Division
Public Works Department
702 Edgebrook Drive
Champaign, IL 61820