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SWPPP Inspection Checklist for Construction Sites

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General Information
Is a SWPPP binder on site and records available?
Are the SWPPP drawing 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?
If yes, provide:
Approximate Rainfall (in):
Weather at time of inspection?
Do you suspect that discharges have occurred since the last inspection?
Are there any discharges at the time of inspection?
BMPs 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 Stabilization
Have all disturbed areas been stabilized with temporary or permanent measures within 7 days of the end of active hydrologic disturbance?
Are stabilization measures effective?
Soil Stockpile
Is the stockpile located in an approved location? (i.e. not in floodplain or wetland)
Is the stockpile properly enclosed with silt fence?
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 plans?
Wetlands and Waters 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 install per the Illinois Urban Manual?
Have the locations changed per the SWPP plan of record? If yes, is it noted on plans?
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?
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