PART V. STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

A. Stormwater Management Program

The Permittee shall develop, and as necessary continue to develop, implement, and enforce a Stormwater Management Program designed to reduce the discharge of pollutants from the municipal separate storm sewer system to the Maximum Extent Practicable (MEP), to protect water quality and to satisfy the appropriate water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act and the conditions of this permit. The Stormwater Management Program is an enforceable part of the permit.

The Stormwater Management Program shall be the document that describes in detail all activities related to the Permittees program for the management of stormwater in its jurisdiction in accordance with this permit and the appropriate water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act, including long-term goals (that may extend beyond the permit period), Minimum Control Measure-specific goals, priorities, strategies, monitoring, record keeping and reporting. The Stormwater Management Program shall cover at least the term of the permit and be based on an adaptive management system by which the Permittee continuously monitors, analyzes and adjusts the Stormwater Management Program to achieve pollutant reductions to the MEP. The Stormwater Management Program shall include the Minimum Control Measures (described in Part V.C.1 to 8 of this permit) and shall conform with the requirements of Part V.B to V.F of this permit.

Upon their approval by the Commissioner, modifications to the Stormwater Management Program are an enforceable part of the permit and shall be implemented as specified in the permit and in the Commissioner’s approval letter. Prior to approval by the Commissioner of the revised Stormwater Management Program, the Permittee shall continue to operate in accordance with this permit and the Permittee’s current Stormwater Management Program. The Permittee shall, upon the receipt of notice of the Commissioner’s approval of the revised Stormwater Management Program, commence operation under the revised Stormwater Management Program. Modifications to the Stormwater Management Program may be made through the Annual Report, required under Part V.E of this permit, in compliance with Part V.D. 3, 4 and 5 of this permit. Modifications to the Stormwater Management Program shall be implemented as specified in the Annual Report and in the Commissioner’s approval letter.

The Annual Report shall discuss progress toward achieving the long-term and Minimum Control Measure-specific goals of the Stormwater Management Program and shall modify as necessary the priorities, strategies, and monitoring of the Stormwater Management Program to achieve the long-term and Minimum Control Measure-specific goals. The Annual Report shall conform to the requirements of Parts V.E and VI.D of this permit.

B. Minimum Control Measure General Requirements

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