Every year, many acres of asphalt (mostly parking areas) in Charlotte-Mecklenburg are sealed for protective and aesthetic purposes. When conducting asphalt sealing, some activities and the use of certain products may cause polluted discharges that are harmful to the environment, hazardous to public health, and against the law.
By following best management practices, the potential for polluted discharges to the environment can be greatly reduced. This information sheet
explains best practices for asphalt sealing.