Mason County Michigan

Soil Erosion


Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Administration 

102 East Fifth Street
Scottville, Michigan 49454
Phone # - 231-757-9366


Hours: Monday thru Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Staff: Dan Rohde, Mason County Drain Commissioner

Rob Allard, Chief Deputy/Soil Erosion Administrator

Eric Buter, Drain Maintenance Technician

The Mason County Drain Office and the SESC Administrator are responsible for administration of the Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program, Part 91, as established by the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA451, as Amended. This act is designed to keep the soils and sedimentation of the State of Michigan from being deposited into Michigan's lakes and streams. Permits are required for earthwork within 500 feet of a lake or stream and/or for projects exceeding 1 acre in size.

SESC Permit Fee Schedule

SESC Before You Begin

SESC Site Plan Check List

SESC Site Plan Worksheet

SESC Contractor Letter of Authorization

SESC General Requirements and Standards

SESC Permit Application Information

Soil Erosion Permit Application (Part 91)