2002 Connecticut Guidelines for Soil Erosion and Sediment ControlThe Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Connecticut Council on Soil and Water Conservation are seeking public comment regarding two guidance documents.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Connecticut Council on Soil and Water Conservation have collaborated to prepare the draft updates for the Connecticut Guidelines for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control and the Connecticut Stormwater Quality Manual and are seeking your feedback! Please consider joining our public comment period by sharing your feedback. Feedback is due March 1, 2023.
Information on the supporting webinar, how to comment and the materials for review are available here: DRAFT Stormwater Quality Manual and Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines The 2002 Connecticut Guidelines for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (DEP Bulletin 34) are intended to provide information to government agencies and the public on soil erosion and sediment control. These guidelines fulfill the requirements of Connecticut’s Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act (§§ 22a-325 through 22a-329 of the Connecticut General Statutes). Additionally, they are required as the technical standard to be complied with in many municipal planning and zoning regulations and in many permits issued by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection associated with land development. Availability: The Guidelines are no longer available for purchase in hard copy. A printed copy of the Guidelines may be available at a local library. An electronic version of the Guidelines is available on-line, see links below. View the Guidelines for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
Introduction and Table of Contents (PDF) Chapters 1 through 5 (PDF) Appendices A through K (PDF)
Appendices L through M (PDF)
Notice of Printing Error: Several copies of the 2002 Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines have printing errors where some pages were not printed resulting in two consecutive blank pages facing each other. Due to the nature of the printing error, four (4) sets of blank pages would be found alternating with printed pages. Please page through your books.
Errata sheet for Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines
Content Last Updated January 25, 2023