Everyone in the city benefits from the stormwater management program. Although your property does not drain to the city drainage system, your property does receive direct benefits include protecting your property from upstream runoff.
All property owners receive indirect benefits from a properly maintained and operated stormwater management system for the entire city which is on public property. Stormwater management activities with broad benefits include keeping the public streets drained and cleared so random flooding does not occur and travel is safe, making necessary stormwater infrastructure upgrades, reducing erosion and other pollutants that enter streams and rivers, and collecting and conveying stormwater safely through all parts of the city.
A portion of the revenue also provides for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations for water quality improvements. If you have any questions, please contact the Engineering Department.