Richland Soil and Water

Richland SWCD Stormwater Permit office hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon 

Note:  The Stormwater Permit office will be closed Thursday, May 20 for staff training. 

Stormwater permit applications, checklists and information needed to obtain a stormwater permit are available at 

Please submit your stormwater permit application, site calculation form, permit fees and additional documents in person, via email to, or through US Mail by sending to: Richland SWCD, 1495 W. Longview Ave, Suite 205B, Mansfield, OH  44906.

The next Board Supervisor meeting will be held at Richland SWCD office on Wednesday, May 18 at 9:00 a.m. If you wish to attend the meeting in person or via video conference, please contact Erica Thomas, District Program Administrator via email 

This questionnaire is designed to help you through the process of getting a Stormwater Permit. It will alert you to what documentation you will need to obtain before you make a trip to the office.  

  • Not all permits require fees.
  • You will need to complete a Stormwater Permit Application with a signature.
  • Some permits may allow the contractor to sign.

Pay attention to the summary at the end of the questionnaire for what documents you will need to obtain.

Click here to Start the Questionnaire

In addition to completing the questionnaire above, you are encouraged to watch the 3-part In the Know Video series on the stormwater permit process. The videos provide an overview of why a stormwater permit is needed and what documents and information you need before you start the stormwater permit process. Click on each part of the video. 

Part 1:  Introduction to Stormwater Permits

Part 2:  Residential Stormwater Permits

Part 3:  Agriculture Stormwater Permits