Land Disturbing Activity/Stormwater Permit Details

This page has details about the requirements for a Land Disturbing Activity/Stormwater permit.  To learn more about when you need an LDA/SWM permit, view the overview page.

Application Process

Step 1 – Apply

Apply for a LDA/SWM permit via Permit Arlington. Consult the Building and LDA Permit Quick Reference Guide.

Step 2 – Review

Review the LDA/SWM permit Minimum Acceptance Checklist.

Step 3 – Submit

Submit an erosion and sediment control plan for your project.

Submit a landscape conservation plan.

Step 4 – Design

Design stormwater management for your project using the following resources:

Tree Compliance 




Step 5 - Construction Compliance 

Construction Environmental Regulatory Compliance