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(a) The purpose of this article is to provide for the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the city, through the regulation of non-stormwater discharges to the stormwater system. To the maximum extent practicable, the introduction of pollutants into the municipal storm sewer system shall be controlled in order to comply with requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit process.
(b) The objectives of this article are:
(1) To regulate the contribution of pollutants to the municipal storm sewer system by non-stormwater discharges by any user;
(2) To prohibit illicit connections and discharges to the municipal storm sewer system;
(3) To establish legal authority to carry out all inspection, surveillance and monitoring procedures necessary to ensure compliance with this article.
(Ord. No. 1676, 2-28-05)