8.52.020: PURPOSE:
The purpose of this chapter is to:
   A.   Provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Pocatello by establishing minimum stormwater management requirements consistent with local, federal and state law and the requirements of the city's national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit.
   B.   Protect and enhance the water quality of our watercourses, water bodies, groundwater and wetlands in a manner pursuant to and consistent with the federal clean water act.
   C.   Encourage the recharge of groundwater, where appropriate, and prevent the degradation of groundwater quality. (Ord. 2944, 2015)