CITY OF PRAIRIE DU CHIEN: Stormwater Ordinances & Utility

Purpose

To develop/revise municipal runoff ordinances in compliance with Chapter NR151 and examine options for dedicated revenue sources.

Objective

The project completed the process to create a storm water utility and adopt ordinances to comply with current state storm water regulations, specifically NR 151 and NR 216. This process was carried out except for final adoption. The City decided to hold off on the final adoption at this time. The ordinances included Illicit Discharge Detection, Subdivision Ordinance, Erosion Control and Storm Water Management, and Wellhead Protection Ordinance. There was a group of local business owners who decided to fund stonn water management practices to the City to deter utility creation. The City agreed to this approach during the next three years. After which business performance at storm water management will be evaluated.

Outcome

The process to complete a storm water utility was completed and once Implemented will provide the City a dedicated and consistent revenue stream to pay for storm water related expenditures, evaluate development proposals, and protect local water resources. In addition, the utility allows the City to implement additional elements to their Storm Water Master Plan, promote public education and lnvovlement, and to improve local bodies of water by implementing appropriate storm water Best Management Practices.

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NPS Grant
Urban Nonpoint - Stormwater Planning
BL01-12271-06
2005
Complete
 
Reports and Documents
Prairie Du Chein_City of_Project Details_2009_USP-BL01-12271-06
Prairie du Chien SWM Ordinances & Utility - Final Report
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
BL01-12271-06 Stormwater Ordinances & Utility 10101589
Runoff Grant - Urban Nonpoint Source & Stormwater Management - Planning
BL01-12271-06 CITY OF PRAIRIE DU CHIEN: Stormwater Ordinances & Utility
ATTAINS Implementation Completed
Runoff Grant - Urban Nonpoint Source & Stormwater Management - Planning To develop/revise municipal runoff ordinances in compliance with Chapter NR151 and examine options for dedicated revenue sources.
 
Watershed
 
Waters