General information

  • Is a SWPPP binder on site and records available?

  • Are SWPPP drawings on site and current?

  • Is a spill containment kit on site?

  • Type of inspection?

  • Inspection start time?

  • Present phase of construction?

Weather information

  • Has it rained since the last inspection?

  • Approximate rainfall (in):

  • Do you suspect that any discharges have occurred since the last inspection?

  • Are there any discharges at the time of inspection?

  • Weather at time of inspection?

BMP's Inspection

Temporary Construction Entrance

  • Are all ingress and egress points covered by a temporary construction entrance?

  • Is the entrance adequately preventing tracking of mud, dirt and sediment onto roadways?

Perimeter Erosion Control

  • Is silt fence or BMP installed properly?

  • Is the silt fence or BMP maintained and in good condition?

  • Is chain link fence screen maintained and in good condition?

Site Stabilzation

  • Have all disturbed ares been stabilized with temporary of permanent measures within 7 days of the end of active hydrologic disturbances?

  • Are stabilization measures effective.

Soil Stockpile

  • Is the stockpile located in an approved location? (i.e. not in flood plain or wetland)

  • Is the stockpile properly enclosed?

  • Has the stockpile been stabilized?

Silt Dikes

  • Are silt dikes install per the Illinois Urban Manual?

  • Have the locations changed per the SWPP Plan of record? If yes, is it noted on the plans.

Wetlands and Water Protection

  • Are all adjacent offsite wetlands protected from impact?

  • Are wetland buffers protected?

  • Are ponds and water runways protected from impact?

Sediment Basins

  • Are sediment basins installed per the Illinois Urban Manual?

  • Have the locations changed per the SWPP Plan of record?


  • Are appropriate dewatering BMP's in place and functioning effectively?

  • Are dewatering activities conveying sediment laden water?

  • If a sediment bag is being used , is it capturing sediment effectively?

  • Are all points of off site runoff stabilized?

Dust Control

  • Are dust control measures being used as needed?

  • Are roadways being swept and cleaned as needed?

Inlet Protection

  • Are all inlets that are or will be functional during construction protected?

  • Is the inlet protection being maintained?

Site Debri

  • Are all construction materials kept within the project limits?

Wash Outs

  • Are washouts adequate for the amount of material being discharged?

  • Are liners free from rips and tares?

  • Are washouts located in a location that will not effect water inlets?


  • Inspector

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