Soil Erosion Inspector

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License Information

Per Wis. Admin. Code § 305.63, no person may conduct the inspection of one- or two-family dwellings for the purpose of administering and enforcing Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 321.125, unless the person holds a certification issued by the Department as a certified Soil Erosion Inspector.

A person who inspects one- or two-family dwellings as a certified Soil Erosion Inspector shall:

  • Maintain a record of the inspections made including the dates and the findings of the inspections;
  • Provide a copy of the inspection report to the property owner or his or her agent;
  • Make available to the Department upon request his or her inspection records.​

Pre-Credential Education Information

A person applying for a Soil Erosion Inspector certification shall have completed an approved training course on soil erosion control standards.

Providers that have an Approved Soil Erosion Training Course

Course Name​Course ProviderContact Information
Erosion Control During ConstructionDane County Land Conservation Department​(608) 224-3747
Qualifier-Controlling Erosion From Construction SitesMary Jo Webster​(608) 779-4368
​CPESC Exam Review Course & Wisconsin RulesMary Jo Webster​(608) 779-4368
​Erosion Control Inspector/Installer Training Course and Certification Exam​
Wisconsin Construction Storm Water Permit Training - Focusing On Sit Managers, BMP Installers​Mary Jo Webster​(608) 779-4368
Construction Site Erosion Control & Storm Water Permit Compliance Training​Mary Jo Webster​​​(608) 779-4368
​Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Control Workshop​DSPS - Robert Kanter(608) 266-2112
​Erosion Control Inspector Certification​City of Superior(715) 395-7288

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of approved courses.

Additional training materials relating to this credential may be ordered through Document Sales.  They are intended to be training guides and may not match the current code.

Product Name: Soil & Site Evaluation Handbook

Application for License

3153Application for Soil Erosion Inspector Certification
3073​Trades Payment Form

Reinstate a Soil Erosion Inspector Certification that has been expired more than 4 Years

  • Complete approved training course on soil erosion control standards.
  • Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee:
    • Application for Soil Erosion Inspector Certification (Form #3153)
    • See Form #3153 for total fee ($15.00 application fee, $40.00 prorated credential fee, and $25.00 late renewal fee)

Renewal Information


Renewal Methods

Department of Safety and Professional Services

Trades Credentialing Unit
PO Box 78780
Milwaukee, WI  53293-0780

If you have questions regarding your renewal, please email

When mailing your renewal, please allow up to 21 calendar days [per Wis. Admin. Code SPS 305.04 (1)] from the date your payment is processed to receive an update regarding your renewal.