Construction Site Runoff

Runoff Controls


This minimum control measure (MCM) requires that the city:
  • Determine the appropriate best management practices (BMPs) and measurable goals for this minimum control measure
  • Establish procedures for the receipt and consideration of information submitted by the public
  • Have an ordinance or other regulatory mechanism requiring the implementation of proper erosion and sediment controls, and controls for other wastes, on applicable construction sites
  • Have procedures for site inspection and enforcement of control measures
  • Have procedures for site plan review of construction plans that consider potential water quality impacts
  • Have sanctions to ensure compliance (established in the ordinance or other regulatory mechanism)
See the Stormwater Ordinance for details on the controls that have been implemented. View the City of Greenville's Stormwater Ordinance, Chapter 19 of the Land Management Ordinance.

Post-Construction Runoff Controls


This minimum control measure (MCM) requires that the city:
  • Determine the appropriate best management practices (BMPs) and measurable goals for this minimum control measure
  • Develop and implement an operation and maintenance program with the ultimate goal of preventing or reducing pollutant runoff from municipal operations into the storm sewer system
  • Include employee training on how to incorporate pollution prevention/good housekeeping techniques into municipal operations such as park and open space maintenance, fleet and building maintenance, new construction and land disturbances, and stormwater system maintenance
See the Stormwater Ordinance for details on the controls that have been implemented. View the City of Greenville's Stormwater Ordinance, Chapter 19 of the Land Management Ordinance.