Certified Stormwater InspectorTM – Construction Permit

Construction stormwater permits generally have a requirement for “qualified personnel.”  Earn your qualifications and specialize in stormwater pollution prevention for your development projects.  This course is appropriate for all Construction and Development stormwater permittees and their consultants, including Municipal construction personnel and Municipal Stormwater Inspectors.

This one-day course focuses on permit compliance as the key to avoiding stormwater fines and penalties, and on the role of the municipal stormwater inspector who must ensure that all control measures are in place and functional. Testing will be conducted; students are required to achieve a minimum overall score of 75% to be awarded .6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) from the National Stormwater Center and a five (5) year Inspector Certificate.


The Law: Clean Water Act, NPDES, Municipal Permits, Industrial Permits, Permit Documents


Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, EPA Construction Permit, State Differences, Discussion and Testing

Pricing and Terms for CSITM-Construction Permit

Course Length: 1 day/6 hours

Course and Registration Fee: $424.00 ($399 course, $25 registration)

Early Registration Discount:  Register 30+ days in advance of class start date and receive a $25 discount! Organizations registering multiple students receive the $25 per person early registration discount, plus the $25 per person registration fee is waived!

Regular discount: $25 per person discount for two or more registrants from same organization when registering less than 30 days in advance of class start date.​

Terms: Registration fee is non-refundable. Course fee may be applied to another scheduled class, transferred to another registrant, or it will be refunded if cancellation received a minimum of 7 days prior to class start date. Certificates of Training valid for 5 years and .6 CEUs awarded by National Stormwater Center will be issued to attendees who achieve a minimum of 75% accuracy on overall testing.  Graduates may attend the CSI-Recertification class to extend their National Stormwater Center qualifications for an additional five (5) years. Registered students will receive a detailed email prior to the start date.  This email will include specific class location, daily start and end times, and additional information.


Construction, Development, and Municipal Personnel who take these courses typically have responsibility for:

  • Construction Inspections
  • Reporting and Signatory Certifications
  • Stormwater Visual Observations
  • BMP Installations (silt fences, detention/retention ponds, etc.)
  • Routine BMP Inspections
  • Elimination of Non Stormwater Discharges
  • Site Stabilization
  • Construction Site Materials Storage and Waste Management
  • Control Measures for Erosion and Sedimentation
  • Phased Development

These courses are appropriate for all Construction & Development personnel including Municipal Construction Employees, Municipal Stormwater Inspectors,  and Environmental Consultants.



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