City Code Chapter 27.5 Storm Water Management establishes requirements of major aspects of stormwater program, including Land Disturbance permits and EPSC plans, concept plans, management plans, post-construction runoff quality standards, Water Quality Protection Areas (stream buffers), and stormwater user fees.
The city is regulated under State and Federal rules to implement a storm water quality program in six minimum measures:
Public education and outreach on storm water impacts
Public involvement / participation
Illicit discharge detection and elimination
Construction site storm water runoff control
Post-construction storm water management in areas of new development and redevelopment
Pollution prevention / good housekeeping for municipal operations