Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (Maryland)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The Departments of the Environment and Natural Resources are authorized to develop regulations to combat soil erosion and control the addition of sediment to waters of the state. As part of the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Program, an approved plan is required for any earth disturbance of 5,000 square feet or more and 100 cubic yards or more, and oversight is granted to the Departments and to local soil conservation districts. Some exemptions apply.

Policy Contact

Department Maryland Department of the Environment
Division Sediment, Stormwater and Dam Safety Program
Address 1800 Washington Boulevard

Place Baltimore, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21230
Phone (410) 537-3000


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Environment Article, 4-101 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland

Authority 2: COMAR 26.17.01