973.01  DEFINITIONS AND ACRONYMS.
   (a)   “Facility” means any operation, including construction sites, required by the Federal Clean Water Act to have a permit to discharge stormwater associated with activities subject to NPDES Permits as defined in 40 C.F.R., Part 122.
   (b)   “Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System” or “MS4" as defined at 40 C.F.R. 122.26(b)(8). means a conveyance or system of conveyances (including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, man-made channels, or storm drains):
      (1)   Owned or operated by a state, city, town, county, district association, political subdivision or other public body (created by or pursuant to state law) including special districts under state law such as a sewer district flood control district or drainage district or similar entity;
      (2)   Designed or used for collecting or conveying stormwater;
      (3)   Which is not a combined sewer; and
      (4)   Which is not part of a Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) as defined in 40 C.F.R. 122.2.
   (c)   “National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System” or “NPDES” means a national program under the Clean Water Act that regulates stormwater discharges from point sources and non-point sources.
   (d)   “NPDES Permit” means a permit issued by the OEPA that authorizes stormwater discharges to waters of the United States, whether the permit is applicable on an individual, group, or general area-wide basis.
(Ord. C56-15.  Passed 9-8-15.)