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File #: 49018    Version: Name: Updating various portions of Chapter 37
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/26/2017 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 10/31/2017 Final action: 10/31/2017
Enactment date: 1/1/2018 Enactment #: ORD-17-00113
Title: A SUBSTITUTE Amending numerous sections of Chapter 37, the Public Stormwater System Including Erosion Control.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb
Attachments: 1. Version 1
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Title
A SUBSTITUTE Amending numerous sections of Chapter 37, the Public Stormwater System Including Erosion Control.
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance makes numerous changes to Chapter 37 to update the code requirements. Among these changes are updated and new definitions for development, existing development, new development and redevelopment to clarify how different types of development activity need to comply with this ordinance with regard to storm water management. These definition changes help create more uniformity with the Dane County Storm Water Ordinances. They also allow for an increase in the annual sediment removal city wide from redeveloped sites. This is at the expense of a slight decrease in infiltration from new development sites. This is beneficial as it will aid the city in meeting the EPA municipal storm water permit requirements. Additionally, property owners are being specifically required to install private storm systems in accordance with approved plans, and the City is being given the authority to resolve drainage problems so that a system is functioning properly, including constructing improvements to a private system to bring the system in compliance with the approved plans. Certain street reconstruction projects with land disturbance over one acre will be required to comply with sediment removal and detention requirements. Sediment removal and detention requirements apply if the street reconstruction adds 20,000 sf or more impervious area or the street reconstruction eliminates an existing ditch conveyance system that serves the existing street. Stormwater management annual reports will be required to include a standard stormwater management summary template. Finally, oil and grease control requirements are being clarified for new outdoor parking facilities exceeding a cumulative 40 parking stalls or include exposed drive up windows. These changes will go into effect on January...

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