Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) Plans and Permits (Effective March 1, 2013)
- Under the Albuquerque Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) NPEDS Permit No. NMS0000101 ESC Plans are required for any new development and redevelopment site with 1-acre or more of land disturbing area, including projects less than 1-acre that are part of a larger development.
- New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Manual can be used as guidance in order to prepare the ESC Plan.
- BMP details can be obtained from Appendix A of the NMDOT National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Manual.
- An ESC submittal form which is the same as the “DRAINAGE AND TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION SHEET” should be accompanied with ESC Plans at the time of submittal.
- ESC Plan Checklist (provides a baseline of what should be included in an ESC Plan).
- Prior to submittal of the ESC Permit Application an eNOI number must be obtained by both the Owner and the Contractor/Operator.
- ESC plans must be included in the building permit set.
- Starting January 1st, 2014 ESC Plan must be included in the DRC plan set for Public Infrastructure Projects.
- A Grading and Drainage Plan for a project must be approved prior to approval of an ESC Plan.
Contact Shahab Biazar with City Hydrology at 505-924-3695 with your questions regarding ESC Plans and Permits.