SWPPP Inspection Checklist Form

What should be considered in the SWPPP Inspection Checklist?

  • Signed Certification
  • Pollution Prevention Team
  • Facility Site Map(s)
    • Facility boundaries
    • Drainage areas
    • Direction of flow
    • On-site water bodies
    • Areas of soil erosion
    • Nearby water bodies
    • Municipal storm drain inlets
    • Points of discharge
    • Structural control measures
    • Impervious areas
    • (paved areas, buildings, covered areas, roofed areas)
    • Location of directly exposed materials
    • Locations of significant spills and leaks
    • Storage areas / Storage tanks
    • Shipping and receiving areas
    • Fueling areas
    • Vehicle and equipment storage and maintenance
    • Material handling / Material processing
    • Waste treatment / Waste disposal
    • Dust generation / Particulate generation
  • List of Significant Materials
    • Storage location
    • Receiving and shipping location
    • Handling location
    • Quantity
    • Frequency
  • Description of Potential Pollution Sources
    • Industrial processes
    • Material handling and storage areas
    • Dust and particulate generating activities
    • Significant spills and leaks
    • Non-storm water discharges
    • Soil erosion
  • Assessment of Potential Pollutant Sources
    • Areas likely to be sources of pollutants
    • Pollutants likely to be present
  • Stormwater Best Management Practices
    • Existing BMPs
    • Existing BMPs to be revised and/or implemented
    • New BMPs to be implemented
    • Non-structural BMPs (Minimum)
      • Good housekeeping
      • Preventative maintenance
      • Spill response
      • Material handling and storage
      • Employee training
      • Waste handling / Waste recycling
      • Recordkeeping and internal reporting
      • Erosion control and site stabilization
      • Inspections
      • Quality assurance
    • Structural BMPs (Advanced)
      • Overhead coverage
      • Retention ponds
      • Control devices
      • Secondary containment structures
      • Treatment
  • Annual Comprehensive Site Compliance Evaluation
    • Review of visual observations,
    • inspections, and sampling analysis
    • Visual inspection of potential pollution sources
    • Review and evaluation of BMPs
    • Evaluation report