Stormwater Management

The Stormwater Management Program promotes effective storm water drainage and informs and educates residents on storm water issues. 


The Stormwater Management Program's responsibilities include;

  • Daily site inspection of multiple construction projects to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal codes and standards
  • Performs site construction, erosion and sediment control (E&S), and Best Management Practice inspections in support of the City’s E&S, MS4 and VSMP Permit
  • The review of site and development plans

Additional Information

The city operates and maintains drainage facilities that are located within the public right-of-way or public easements.

Stormwater Utility Frequently Asked Questions

Stormwater Advisory Committee Presentation

June 2013 Public Meeting Presentation (Stormwater Utility Fee Program)  

Stormwater Utility Ordinance (As Adopted)

Stormwater Utility Rate Resolution (As Adopted)

Residential Fee Credit Manual (With Application)

Non-Residential /Multi-Family Fee Credit Manual (With Application)

MS4 Annual Report

MS4 Program Plan

2018 Public Notice for MS4 Outfall Inspection and Mapping

2015 Chesapeake Bay TMDL Action Plan

2015 Local TMDL Action Plan

Illicit Discharge Ordinance

Stormwater Management Ordinance

Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance

Land Disturbance Permit Application

Agreement in Lieu of Plan

Stormwater Guidelines and Maintenance Agreement

SWM_BMP Certification Form

Fertilizer Tips  

Stormwater Map