Western Washington Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit
The City of Auburn is regulated under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) municipal stormwater permit issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Requirements of the Permit include the development and annual update of a Stormwater Management Program (SWMP) which details the actions and activities to be implemented by the City in order to reduce the discharge of pollutants.
The SWMP is to include measures related to Public Education and Outreach, Public Involvement and Participation, Illicit Discharge Detention and Elimination, Controlling Runoff from New Development, Redevelopment and Construction Sites, and Municipal Operations and Maintenance. The Permit lists specific actions and methods that the City must implement through the SWMP.
The City of Auburn is accepting comments on the draft 2016 Stormwater Management Program Plan. Please submit comments in writing to the Water Quality Programs Coordinator, Community Development and Public Works Department, 25 West Main Street, Auburn, WA 98001. Written comments must be received by close of business March 14, 2016. There will be a Public Hearing at the March 14 Special City Council Meeting at 4:00 PM, where comments will also be accepted.
- 2014 Annual Report (PDF)
- No Annual Report was required/prepared for 2013.
- 2012 Annual Report (PDF)
- 2011 Annual Report (PDF)
- 2010 Annual Report (PDF)
- Municipal Permit Appendix 1 - Minimum Requirements for New Development and Redevelopment (PDF) updated January 16, 2015
- NPDES Municipal Stormwater Permit