Additional Resources to Prevent Soil Erosion and Sedimentation

Restoring the Shore on Michigan Inland Lakes -- A Demonstration Project on the shores of Gull Lake in Kalamazoo County, MI along with other useful links to additional resources on shoreline management 


Oakland County’s Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program

County or Local Soil Erosion Permits
Any earth change/disturbance over one (1) acre in size and/or within 500 feet of a water of the state (including a lake, stream, wetland, or drain) within Oakland County needs a Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control (S.E.S.C.) Permit.  Click here to find out more information and to download an application, or contact the Soil Erosion unit at 248-858-5389.

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control  


Information on Woody Debris Management: