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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Report A Violation


Violations may occur both in an out of construction sites. During the construction process, sediment and erosion controls should be functioning, meaning sediment or soil should not be tracked or washed off of a site. If an applicant has not received a permit, other common violations may include:

  • Filling
  • Grading
  • Dumping or storing material, including landscape waste and compost
  • Excavating and dredging
  • Removing, mowing, or damaging vegetation
  • Compacting soils by driving over them or storing vehicles
  • Regular use from off road vehicles
  • Building dams or bridges over streams and drainage ways
  • Installing culverts or diverting streams
  • Diverting storm water runoff

How to Report a Violation

Please report violations by contacting DuPage County Stormwater Management at:

  • Email:
  • Phone: 630-407-6700
  • Fax: 630-407-6702

Once a violation has been reported, County staff will investigate and/or report the incident to the appropriate authority.