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*Flooding in downtown and inundation of sections of neighborhoods adversely impacts residents and businesses, and threatens public health.*Degraded infrastructure failings such as Patterson Bridge, Colony Park and Mims Road are evidence that the system is aging and rehabilitation is needed.*The City receives more than 3,000 stormwater drainage system calls each year, most requesting additional routine maintenance. At stake is the preservation of property values, among other concerns.
There is an appeal form available on the Stormwater web site for citizens to fill out and submit to request a review of their property.
These credits are:1. A fully functioning and cleaned detention pond with maintenance records : 40% deduction.2. Fully functioning water quality devices, with appropriate maintenance records: 15% deduction.3. A current state industrial permit, with all required paperwork: 5% deduction.4. Design of detention facilities to reduce the peak flow 10% below required post-development (required in Rock, Raes, and Rocky Creek Basins): 5% deduction.
To apply for a credit, please visit the Stormwater website and download the credit application manual. A registered Professional Engineer must submit the documents on your behalf. Stormwater credits applied for an received in 2016 will be applied retroactively to 2016 bills.
To download the Stormwater credit manual, go to http://www.augustaga.gov/stormwater and click on the "Stormwater Credit Manual" link on the left-hand side. Stormwater Credit Manual