Construction Site Stormwater Management
Federal Clean Water Act regulations require erosion and sediment control during construction and development.
- Reduces sedimentation.
- Protect water quality.
- Preserve the capacity of storm sewers, drainage channels, streams, and structures.
All land disturbances within the City of Olathe requires a Land Disturbance Permit; residential single lot construction is exempted.
Abatement bonds are required on all projects that disturb an accumulative area of one or more acres.
Temporary Seed and Mulch
- Technical Specifications Section 7200 requires temporary seeding and mulching immediately after street construction is complete.
- Additional work will not be allowed until the seeding and mulching is complete.
Perimeter silt fence, earth dikes, sediment basins, and rock construction entrances
- Silt fence, earth dikes, sediment basins and rock construction entrances must be installed before grading operations can begin.
- Silt fence is to be placed along the back-of-curb for protection of the street immediately after the curb is constructed.
- Silt fence and earth dikes placed before grading begins are to be maintained by the grading contractor until all utilities are in place.
- Erosion and sedimentation controls are temporary and must be removed by the contractor after construction is complete and the disturbed area is at least 70 percent permanently vegetated.
- Compliance Checklist Erosion prevention and sediment control for individual building lots in Johnson County KS.
- Land Disturbance Permit Application
- Temporary Land Disturbance Permit Application
- Technical Specifications and Standard Design Details
Contact Erosion-Sediment Control at OlatheConnect or call 913-971-9072 for additional information.