Located in the
Lyman F. Anderson
5201 Fen Oak Drive
Madison, WI 53718-8827
Map to Fen Oak
Dane County's Erosion Control and Stormwater Management Manual provides information to
help landowners, developers and consultants meet the requirements of Dane County's Erosion
Control and Stormwater Management Ordinance. Chapters 1 through 3 include information on why
erosion control and stormwater management is needed, the standards that must be met
county-wide, when permits are required, and steps in obtaining an approved plan and permit.
The appendices include descriptions of 40 practices that can be used in combination to meet
the erosion control and stormwater management standards.
The Manual is available online in Adobe Acrobat format (pdf) through the links provided
in the table of contents below. To request a printed copy of the manual ($20 + $5 shipping),
or to sign up for the email registry to be notified when updates to this Manual are posted
on the web site, send an email to email@example.com.
Please help Dane County improve this manual by providing suggestions for future editions.
Submit proposed changes and additions, including your recommendations on where to observe
examples of practices in Dane County, by email or mail.
All of the following documents are in
format unless otherwise specified.
Complete ECSM manual
(8.2 Mb pdf, updated 01/01/2007)
The Yahara Waterways Water Trail Guide is a great resource for exploring our area waters.