Erosion Control

All land-disturbing activity performed in Rowan County should follow appropriate erosion control practices. Land disturbing activity of one acre or more is subject to the requirements of the Rowan County Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance (RCSESCO)

Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Ordinance (10/2/2023) (PDF)
Do I need an Erosion Control Plan?

Erosion Control Plan for land-disturbing activities

Plan Submittals

Physical plan submittal materials should be sent to:
Rowan County Planning and Development
402 N Main Street, Room 204
Salisbury, NC 28144

Digital plans should be sent to:
Joshua Canup
Email Joshua Canup
Phone: 704-216-8591

Rowan County Current Projects

This is a spreadsheet of all projects that have applied for an Erosion Control permit. It is divided into 4 categories, Active-permitted and constructing, Permitted-plan approved but construction not started, Pending-plan submitted but awaiting missing information, and Inactive-approved plan but construction is on hold.  This spreadsheet is updated on a monthly basis and can be viewed by using the link below.

Project List sorted by Start Date (updated 11/1/23)

Project List sorted by Project Name (updated 11/1/23)