There are local, state, and federal laws and requirements regarding storm water.
regulations and the Surface Water Improvement & Management (SWIM)
Ordinances are designed to reduce pollution in our streams, rivers, ponds and lakes.
Additional steps to reduce pollution are required by Water Supply Watershed
|When land is cleared, graded or otherwise changed, the developer or property owner must follow ordinances to reduce Soil Erosion and Sedimentation.
Post-Construction Controls Ordinances help protect water quality while also reducing the amount of storm water runoff from developed sites.
Water Quality buffer requirements are included in three local ordinances: Post Construction Controls, SWIM, and Water Supply Watersheds.
Floodplain Regulations restrict development, renovations or repairs to buildings, and land grading in mapped floodplains.