Remember to call Diggers Hotline before digging: 8-1-1 or 800-242-8511 

Download and fill in Erosion Control Permit. Send via postal mail.

Erosion Control Permit Fee Schedule
Permit Type Fee

Simplified Checklist Permit (less than 20,000 sf disturbed & no slopes over 6%)


Full Erosion Control Plan Base Fee


Full Erosion Control Plan Disturbance Fee

$0.005 per square foot of disturbance

Madison General Ordinance Chapter 37: The Public Stormwater System including Erosion Control
Separate permits for erosion control and stormwater management are now required for projects permitted by City Engineering.