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File #: 151776    Version: 0
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/15/2016
Effective date: 5/4/2016    
Title: An ordinance relating to storm water management regulations.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN
Indexes: STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Attachments: 1. Notice Published on 5-3-16
Number
151776
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN
Title
An ordinance relating to storm water management regulations.
Sections
120-3-1 am
120-3-14.5 cr
120-3-15 rc
120-3-16.5 cr
120-3-17.5 cr
120-4 cr
120-7-4.5 cr
120-7-6-a-3 am
120-7-7 rn
120-7-7 cr
120-7-8 cr
120-9-5-0 am
120-9-5-e rn
120-9-5-f rn
120-9-5-g rn
120-9-5-e cr
120-9-5-f cr
120-9-6-a am
120-15-1 am

Analysis
This ordinance amends code provisions relating to storm water management to comply with watershed permit requirements as set forth by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Body
Whereas, The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources grants watershed permits, including the Menomonee River Watershed-Based MS4 permit for a municipal separate storm sewer system granted to the City of Milwaukee; and

Whereas, As a condition of the Menomonee River Watershed-Based MS4 permit, the City of Milwaukee is required to adopt updated post-construction storm water management regulations as set forth in ch. NR 151, Wis. Adm. Code; and

Whereas, To comply with both state law and permit requirements, it is necessary to update code provisions relating to storm water management; now, therefore

The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1. Section 120-3-1 of the code is amended to read:

120-3. Definitions.
1. ADVERSE IMPACT means any modification, alteration or effect on a feature or a characteristic of a wetland, water of the United States or municipal separated storm sewer system; including quality, quantity, hydrodynamics, surface area or species composition as defined by the Wisconsin department of natural resources; or human [[ornatural]] >>or natural<< use which is or may potentially be harmful or injurious to property, human health, welfare, or safety, or to biological productivity, diversity or stability.

Part 2. Section 120-3-14.5 of the code is created to read:

14.5. IN-FILL means an undeveloped area of land loca...

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