Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control

Report an Erosion Control Problem


For questions and concerns regarding the Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program in Apex, and to report offsite sedimentation, please contact Stan Fortier at (919) 249-1166.
Erosion Control
Proper erosion control measures are required for every construction site in town regardless of the project size, including single family residences.

For sites exceeding 20,000 square feet, an approved Erosion Control Plan is required.

See the Construction Sequence (PDF) and Construction Sequence Flow Chart (PDF) for more information.

Soil & Erosion Plan Fee


An application for approval of Soil Erosion Plan costs $500 per disturbed acre (no maximum), round number of disturbed acres to the nearest 1/10.

Fees are to be paid upon plan submittal. See the Soil and Erosion Plan Checklist (PDF) for calculation of total plan fee.


Performance Guarantee Fee


The cost for a performance guarantee is $2,500 per disturbed acre in the form of a certified check, cash, or irrevocable letter of credit.

The performance guarantee is due prior to the town issuing a Letter of Soil and Erosion Plan Approval - applicable for site plans approved on or after August 4, 2009. Please contact Jean Weatherman at 919-249-3394 prior to submitting the performance guarantee.