Minor Land Disturbance Permit

  • When is a land disturbance permit required?
  • A minor land disturbance permit (MLD) may be issued for land disturbing projects with a duration of less than 2 weeks and which disturb less than 5,000 square feet. MLD may be issued for clearing of an area less than one acre on a residential lot. MLD’s will be evaluated for approval on a case by case basis.
  • Who can apply for a minor land disturbance permit?
  • Land Disturbance permits are generally applied for by the property owner or developer.
  • How Much Does a Minor Land Disturbance Permit Cost?
  • Minor Land Disturbance Permit costs $75.00. This covers the application review fee and the inspection fee.

Applying for a Minor Land Disturbance Permit

The following documents are required for the permitting process:

  1. Minor Land Disturbance Application
  2. Three (3) copies of a site plan detailing location, scope of work, and dimensions of the disturbed area

You may complete the application before you visit us, or we can assist you once you arrive. The Minor Land Disturbance Applications and site plans can be submitted at our front desk or can be emailed to the Engineering Department. Payment can be submitted at the Engineering Departments's front desk or via email by filling out the credit card payment form below. Please allow one week for review.

Applications will be approved on a case by case basis. Submission of this form does not automatically ensure approval.

MLD Application

Payment Form

Example MLD Application

Once your application is approved

Once your application has been approved, you will be contacted by CCG’s Engineering Department and given a copy of the approved permit. You must notify the Department at least 24 hours prior to beginning the Land Disturbing Activity for a Site Inspection. You must install any Erosion and Sedimentation (E&S) control measures as required by the approved site plan and any additional E&S measures required by the CCG’s inspector. An Inspector will visit your site either before, after, or during the project to ensure compliance with the approved site plan.