8/11/2022 - Reasons for the Permitting Process
The image below illustrates the amount of suspended sediment entering a pond, lake, stream or river based on the type of ground cover nearby. Plants and vegetation act as a riparian buffer yield the cleanest water, forest and leaf litter prevent some erosion and bare soil allows for wash-outs and soil transport. This is exactly why the permitting process through this Department is in place. Please contact us to discuss your next home improvement project in advance.