When do you need ESC

  • Construction projects with disturbed areas or near aquatic environments
  • Land Development Servicing Agreements
  • Building Permits
  • Soil Deposition & Removal Permits

What is ESC?

  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Preventing soil and sediment from becoming a stormwater pollutant and going into the City’s drainage system
  • Managing site discharge measures for construction projects
  • Best Management Practices to prevent erosion
  • Regular Monitoring Inspections during site activity and high rainfall events
  • Reports confirming site conditions and water sampling/testing

Who Conducts the ESC Monitoring Inspections?

  • ESC Supervisor
  • Professional Engineer
  • Environmental Professional
  • Qualified ESC Inspectors (CESCL, CISEC, SPESC)

Failure to Comply with ESC Requirements

  • Immediate action required for mitigating and damages or deficiencies
  • Stop work notices
  • Bylaw ticketing