Stormwater Management for Construction & Development

Erosion & Sediment Control Program

The City of Danville is required by the y (DEQ) to implement an Erosion and Sediment Control (DEQ) Program. The DEQ Program's goal is to control soil erosion, sedimentation, and non-agricultural runoff from regulated land-disturbing activities to prevent degradation of property and natural resources. The regulations specify minimum standards (including criteria, techniques and policies) which must be followed on all regulated activities. This program utilizes a Land Disturbance Permit to regulate these land disturbing activities. To learn more about the Land Disturbance Permit, please visit our Engineering Permits page.

Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP)

The City of Danville is required by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to implement the Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP). This program includes administration of the VSMP Permit for General Construction activities. The purpose of this permit is to regulate development activities, provide for requirements relating to the management of stormwater during construction activities and management of water quantity and water quality of the developed project. To learn more about the VSMP Permit, please visit our Engineering Permits page.

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