Environmental Requirements for Construction Activities

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Environmental Requirements for Construction Activities

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Information on this page pertains to environmental requirements for City of Mesa construction projects and any other project taking place in City of Mesa incorporated areas.

Dust and Stormwater Requirements

  • Environmental Requirements for Construction Activities in the City of Mesa manual [PDF] - technical guidance to developers, property owners, engineers, contractors and others involved with construction activities as a means to comply with the City’s Particulate Sources and Storm Water Pollution Control ordinances.

  • Flood Control District of Maricopa County (FCDMC) Drainage Design Manual Erosion Control manual (November 2012) - details pertaining to best management practices and applies to all city projects under contract to the Engineering Department or other city department and/or installed on any city property; including, public right-of-way areas (e.g. city owned and operated streets, catch basins, scuppers, etc.).

  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Review of Content Form [PDF] - to be used by contractors when developing their SWPPP for City projects and will be used by the City for evaluating the contractor’s SWPPP submittal. The form provides for a specific format that contractors must follow in developing their SWPPP. SWPPPs not submitted in the required format will not be reviewed or approved and will be returned to the contactor for revision.

  • City of Mesa Co-Permittee Operator Responsibility Statement [PDF] - the city and the contractor(s) both meet the definition of an “operator” as defined in the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Construction General Permit (ADEQ CGP) and are therefore co-permittees. This statement details the responsibilities of the city and the contractor as it pertains to the compliance with the terms of the ADEQ CGP. Contractors conducting work on City of Mesa projects that requires coverage under the ADEQ CGP shall have read and understood the information provided in this statement prior to submitting a bid for these projects.

Asbestos Requirements

  • Asbestos Abatement Procedures [PDF] - for the removal of asbestos containing materials at City of Mesa facilities and properties.  The City has also developed a Review of Content form for use in preparing and for reviewing pre-job submittals as required in those procedures (Microsoft Word format) (PDF format)

    • The City of Mesa does not have any requirements pertaining to asbestos for projects that do not impact City of Mesa facilities or properties.  Contractors should contact the Maricopa County Air Quality Department for information regarding asbestos requirements pertaining to non-city projects.

Lead-Based Paint Requirements

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