The purpose and intent of this chapter is to ensure the health, safety, and general welfare of citizens, and to protect and enhance the quality of the city's watercourses, water bodies, and wetlands pursuant to and consistent with all applicable state and federal laws related to stormwater management, including, but not limited to, the clean water act (33 USC 1251 et seq.), the national pollution discharge elimination system regulations (40 CFR 122 et seq.) and the city's stormwater discharge permit for small municipal storm sewer systems (MS4). (Ord. 2008-07, 11-12-2008)