By Thomas N. Debo
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Developer toes, landowner toes, transportation planner toes, zoning board toes, sportsmen toes, council toes, etc. That is the bad news. The good news is that all share some things in common with you. Usually, they share a desire to live in a nice, attractive place, to make wise financial decisions about their resources, to leave a legacy for their © 2003 by CRC Press LLC children, and a need to meet regulatory requirements in the most cost-effective way (some needs are more voluntary than others).
A municipality must seek to establish answers to questions about its desire and authority to promote public safety and well being, protect the environment, encourage commerce, and control development. These basic objectives find definition in general and specific policy statements that may address such things as drainage levels-of-service, service areas, standards, construction requirements, erosion control, water quality goals, floodplain control, and zoning restrictions. Typical basic policy statements are designed to accomplish the following seven foundational goals: • • • • • Protect life and health Minimize property losses Enhance floodplain use Ensure a functional drainage system Protect and enhance the environment • Encourage aesthetics • Guide development A stormwater ordinance, a comprehensive plan, and policy documents are the usual ways used to communicate these long-range goals and policies and to translate them into specific activities and programs.
Proposed land use and zoning; and known water quality problem areas. This information can be collected and stored on paper maps or, ideally, in an integrated municipal GIS system. Figure 2-2 shows a typical GIS-based inventory system. Perhaps it is easiest to understand the advantages of an inventory by stating what can be accomplished when a local city or county has effective inventory information. The uses of stormwater infrastructure inventory information include: • Complaint response — The ability to quickly and effectively respond to a customer complaint by having online current information linked to addresses, past history of the address, a site map when arriving on the scene, and other information.