Erosion Control Division

Program Beginning

The City of Winston-Salem's Erosion Control Program originated from a State action, which granted local government the authority to enforce the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973.

Report Violations

If you suspect an erosion and sedimentation control violation, report it to CityLink311. Call us by phone at 311 or 336-727-8000. You may also email CityLink.


Beginning May 1, 2018, all Erosion Control, Floodplain Development, and Watershed Protection Plan Review Submittals must be submitted electronically.  If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Osborne at 336-747-7453.

Application Type:

04.02 Grading/Erosion Control Permit

04.03 Watershed Protection Permit

04.04 Floodplain Development Permit