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DEFINITION

"Housing Developments" include single-family homes, multifamily homes, condominiums, and apartments of ten units or more.

10+ HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. 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.
  2. Conserve Natural Areas
  3. Minimize Storm Water Pollutants of Concern
  4. Protect Slopes and Channels
  5. Provide Storm Drain System Stenciling and Signage
  6. Properly Design Outdoor Material Storage Areas
  7. Properly Design Trash Storage Areas
  8. Provide Proof on Ongoing BMP Maintenance
  9. Design Standards for Structural or Treatment Control BMPs: Post-construction Treatment Control BMPs are required to incorporate, at a minimum, either a volumetric or flow based treatment control design standard or both, to mitigate (infiltrate, filter, or treat) storm water runoff.

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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

    Flow Chart of the Plan Review and Approval Process

    What to Submit?

    Forms

    Redevelopment Definition

    Development BMPs Handbook Part B: Planning Activities

    SUSMP Conference

    Contact Us


    Related External Links

    State Water Resources Control Board SUSMP Website