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What are the inspecting and reporting requirements of the different stages (1, 2, 3, & 4)?

  • Stage 1
    • Site Inspections must be performed as follows:
      • within 24 hours of a storm event equal to or greater than 0.5 inches
      • within 9 days of the last site inspection conducted
    • The Reporting Period ending dates correspond to the following:
      • each Saturday of each month
    • Sites meeting the following condition must adhere to stage 1 site inspection and reporting requirements:
      • All sites not qualifying for stage 2, 3, or 4 inspection requirements.
  • Stage 2
    • Site Inspections must be performed as follows:
      • within 24 hours of a storm event equal to or greater than 0.5 inches and
      • within 19 days of the last site inspection conducted.
    • The Reporting Period ending dates correspond to the following:
      • the second Saturday of each month and
      • the fourth Saturday of each month.
    • Sites meeting all of the following conditions can adhere to stage 2 site inspection and reporting requirements:
      • All sedimentation and erosion control measures have been installed and functioning correctly.
      • All inspection reports are up to date and accurate.
      • All site grading has been completed in accordance with the SWPPP (note: minimal utility and/or building pad excavation may be conducted).
      • Vegetative ground cover has been fully established.
      • The CITY OF OMAHA Inspector assigned to the site has allowed the transition to Stage 2 site inspection and reporting requirements.
  • Stage 3
    • Site Inspections must be performed as follows:
      • within 24 hours of a storm event equal to or greater than 0.5 inches and
      • within 38 days of the last site inspection conducted.
    • The Reporting Period ending dates correspond to the following:
      • the second Saturday of each month.
    • Sites meeting all of the following conditions can adhere to stage 3 site inspection and reporting requirements:
      • Items 2.c.i thru 2.c.iv. are in compliance.
      • All public Improvements have been installed.
      • The CITY OF OMAHA Inspector assigned to the site has allowed the transition to Stage 3 site inspection and reporting requirements.
  • Stage 4 (note: also referred to as winter stage)
    • Site Inspections must be performed as follows:
      • within 24 hours of a storm event equal to or greater than 0.5 inch and
      • within 38 days of the last site inspection conducted.
    • The Reporting Period ending dates correspond to the following:
      • the second Saturday of each month.
      • Stage 4 inspecting and reporting requirements shall only be applicable during December 1 through March 1. After March 1 site inspection and reporting requirements shall revert to the applicable requirements in use prior to December 1.
    • Sites meeting all of the following conditions can adhere to stage 4 site inspection and reporting requirements:
      • Items 2.c.i thru 2.c.iv. are in compliance.
      • The request has been submitted before December 1
      • Runoff is unlikely due to winter conditions (e.g., site must be covered with snow, ice, or the ground is frozen)
      • The CITY OF OMAHA Inspector assigned to the site has allowed the transition to Stage 4 site inspection and reporting requirements
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