§ 55.01  SCOPE.
   This chapter establishes methods to regulate the introduction of pollutants to the city’s municipal separate storm sewer system and enables the city to comply with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations, including the federal Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251, et seq., the Oklahoma Environmental Quality Act, 27A O.S. 2001, §§ 1-1-101, et seq., and stormwater regulations contained in 40 CFR Part 122, EPA Administered Permit Programs: the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).  The objectives of this chapter shall permit the city to:
   (A)   Regulate the contribution of pollutants into the municipal separate storm sewer system through the stormwater discharges of any user;
   (B)   Control the introduction into the municipal separate storm sewer system of spills, dumping, or the disposal of materials other than stormwater;
   (C)   Prohibit illicit discharges into the municipal separate storm sewer system;
   (D)   Carry out inspections, surveillance and monitoring procedures necessary to determine compliance and noncompliance with this chapter; and
   (E)   Comply with its OPDES Municipal Storm Water Discharge Permit conditions and any other federal or state law or regulation pertaining to stormwater quality.
(Ord. 2007-25, passed 11-19-07)