§ 55.002  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (BMPs). Schedules of activities, prohibitions of practices, general good housekeeping practices, pollution prevention and educational practices, maintenance procedures, and other management practices to prevent or reduce the discharge of pollutants, directly or indirectly, to the municipal stormwater system or waters of the state. BMPs include treatment requirements, operating procedures, and practices to control site runoff, spillage or leaks, sludge or water disposal, or drainage from raw materials storage. BMPs include structural BMPs such as permanent detention or retention ponds constructed to control and minimize stormwater runoff rates and volumes and to prevent, control, and minimize pollution in the municipal stormwater system and/or waters of the state.
   DISCHARGE. An addition of any pollutants or combination of pollutants to the municipal stormwater system or waters of the state.
   MUNICIPAL STORMWATER SYSTEM. The city's conveyance or system of stormwater conveyances including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, man-made channels, or storm drains.
   OWNER. A person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises real property on which a structural BMP is located or who is responsible for control of a facility required to use BMPs.
   POLLUTANT. Substances listed in the definition of pollutant in SDCL 34-2-2 and which are discharged into the municipal stormwater system or waters of the state.
   WATERS OF THE STATE. Waters within the jurisdiction of the state as defined in SDCL 34A-2-2.
(Ord. 9-17, passed 1-10-2017)