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DEFINITION

"Restaurant" means a facility that sells prepared foods and drinks for consumption, including stationary lunch counters and refreshment stands selling prepared foods and drinks for immediate consumption (SIC Code 5812-Eating Places).

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Peak Storm Water Runoff Discharge Rate: Post-development peak storm water runoff discharge rates shall not exceed the estimated pre-development rate for developments where the increased peak storm water discharge rate will result in increased potential for downstream erosion.

1.
Provide storm drain system Stenciling and Signage (only applicable if a catch basin is built on-site).
2. Properly Design Outdoor Material Storage Areas (if included).
  • Must be placed in an enclosure or bermed area (secondary containment) with minimum berm height or 1/2 inch minimum.
  • Must be paved to contain leaks and spills.
3. Properly Design Trash Storage Areas (if included).
  • Must be screened or walled to prevent off-site transport of trash.
  • Must be paved to mitigate spills.
4. Provide proof on ongoing BMP Maintenance (only applicable if a structural BMP is installed).
5. Design Standards for Structural or Treatment Control BMPs:
Post-construction Treatment Control BMPs are required to incorporate, at minimum, either a volumetric or flow-based treatment control design or both, to mitigate (infiltrate, filter or treat) storm water runoff on site.

    SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

    1.
    Indoor equipment/accessory wash areas must be equipped with a grease trap and properly connected to a sanitary sewer. Permit for sewer connection will be ewquired from the City’s Bureau of Sanitation-Industrial Waste Management Division.
    2. If the wash area is to be located outdoors, it must be equipped with a grease trap and rain diversion system, covered, paved, have secondary containment (berm height shall be 1/2 inch) and connected to the sanitary sewer. A plumbing permit from the Department of Building & Safety will be required for the grease trap. Permit for sewer connection will be required from the City’s Bureau of Sanitation-Industrial Waste Management Division
    3. Store trash dumpsters under a covered area with drains routed to the sanitary sewer, or use water-tight dumpsters with lids.

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    FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    A complete handbook titled "Development Best Management Practices Handbook, Part B – Planning Activities" describing the above requirements in detail is available here.

    Related Internal Links

    Main SUSMP Page

    SUSMP Infiltration Requirements and Guidelines [pdf 49kb]

    Flow Chart of the Plan Review and Approval Process

    What to Submit?

    SUSMP Fees [PDF 143Kb]

    Forms

    Redevelopment Definition

    Development BMPs Handbook Part B: Planning Activities

    SUSMP Conference

    Contact Us


    Related External Links

    State Water Resources Control Board SUSMP Website