Soil Erosion Control

Welcome to Washtenaw County's Soil Erosion and Sedimentation (SESC) Control Program.

This program works to protect surface water and the environment from the negative impacts of soil erosion pollution that are the result of earth changes. 

This program strives to protect waterways by assuring the appropriate design and execution of soil erosion and sedimentation control measures during earth moving activities within Washtenaw County.

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Image of construction work
Banks of river with erosion control measures
Open Drain
Gully in sediment
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Muddy catch basin

Agency Jurisdictions - Soil Erosion Control

The Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control program has jurisdiction in thirteen cities and townships within Washtenaw County.

These areas include:

  • Augusta Township
  • City of Dexter
  • City of Saline
  • City of Ypsilanti
  • Lodi Township
  • Northfield Township
  • Salem Township
  • Saline Township
  • Scio Township
  • Sharon Township
  • Superior Township
  • Webster Township
  • York Township

To view a map of the jurisdictions covered click here.

Other SESC Jurisdictions

Ann Arbor City Environmental & Developmental Coordination734-794-6263
Ann Arbor Township Building & Zoning734-663-3418
Chelsea Area Construction Authority734-475-4420
City of Milan Building734-439-7089
Pittsfield Township Planning, Engineering & Code Enforcement734-822-3130
Western Washtenaw Construction Authority734-428-7001
Ypsilanti Township Planning & Zoning734-485-3943