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File #: 210764    Version: 0
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/12/2021
Effective date: 10/30/2021    
Title: An ordinance relating to waivers of storm water management plan requirements.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Attachments: 1. Notice published 10/29/2021

Number

210764

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

An ordinance relating to waivers of storm water management plan requirements.

Section

120-7-4-c-0                                          am

Analysis

The code currently provides that the city engineer may grant a waiver from storm water management plan requirements for a particular development if the development is not likely to:

 

a.  Increase the rate or volume of storm water runoff.

 

b.  Have an adverse impact on a wetland, watercourse or receiving body of water.

 

c.  Contribute to the degradation of water quality.

 

d.  Otherwise impair attainment of the objectives of the city’s storm water management regulations.

 

This ordinance adds the requirement that the development for which the waiver is requested must be primarily a storm water reduction or green infrastructure project.

Body

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

 

Part 1.  Section 120-7-4-c-0 of the code is amended to read:

 

120-7.  Control of Storm Water Discharge.

 

4.  WAIVERS.

 

c. The city engineer shall coordinate a review by city agencies and may grant a waiver if the development is [[not likely to]] >>primarily a storm water reduction or green infrastructure project and will not<< :

 

LRB

APPROVED AS TO FORM

 

 

____________________________

Legislative Reference Bureau

Date:  ______________________

Attorney

IT IS OUR OPINION THAT THE ORDINANCE

IS LEGAL AND ENFORCEABLE

 

 

____________________________

Office of the City Attorney

Date:  ______________________

Requestor

Department of Public Works - Infrastructure Services

Drafter

LRB176711-1

Jeff Osterman

08/30/2021