Municipal operations have the potential to impact stormwater. Preventing stormwater pollution from municipal operations not only protects stormwater, but also sets a good example of how stormwater is managed in your jurisdiction to those who live, work, and visit your community.
The MS4 General Permit requires permittees to maintain an inventory of municipally owned facilities that may pollute stormwater (MS4 General Permit Part III.D.6.a.). Examples of such facilities include:
In addition, the permittee must implement best management practices (BMPs) to reduce the impacts of these facilities to surface water (MS4 General Permit Part III.D.6.b.).