The Stormwater Management Program promotes effective storm water drainage and informs and educates residents on storm water issues.
The Stormwater Management Program's responsibilities include;
- Daily site inspection of multiple construction projects to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal codes and standards
- Performs site construction, erosion and sediment control (E&S), and Best Management Practice inspections in support of the City’s E&S, MS4 and VSMP Permit
- The review of site and development plans
Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program
The City manages the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) General Permit that implements six Minimum Control Measures to ensure pollutants are not being transported in stormwater runoff.
To provide input on the City's Program Plan, please contact the City's Stormwater Program Manager.
Stormwater Fact Sheets
The stormwater utility is used to ensure the compliance of the City of Petersburg stormwater programs and helps keep local waterways clean.
Construction or land disturbing activities may need to be reviewed and permitted through the City's Planning and Development Department. Stormwater related permits:
Ways to Volunteer
If you are interested in volunteering in the City Events, please check out our Volunteer Programs Page
The City provides the following programs to city residents:
-Citywide Cleanup Days
-Watershed Cleanup Days
-Leaf Collection Services
-Recycling Services (offered through CFS)
Report a Concern
To report potential illicit discharges, improper disposal, or spills, or complaints regarding land disturbing activities or other potential stormwater pollution concerns, use the Citizen Complaint tool listed below:
Additional information related to important stormwater topics or the City of Petersburg MS4 Permit can be found at the links provided below.