Stormwater Management

Stormwater Management Policy

Plano will improve water quality by requiring design and use of erosion control plans and stormwater pollution prevention plans to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, minimize pollution and contamination of water ways, and enhance and protect biodiversity and ecosystems. 
Stormwater Management Action Statements

Implement the goals and objectives of Plano’s Stormwater Management Plan, which
is updated every five years.

Provide annual reports of Plano's stormwater management program to the regulating

Expand city regulations for post construction stormwater management in new developments
and redevelopments by a combination of structural and nonstructural Best Management
Practices (BMPs) appropriate for the community.  

Develop and provide training opportunities for local developers, property owners, consultants
and city staff on how to design, construct, inspect and maintain permanent stormwater structural
Best Management Practices (BMPs).
Create a stormwater demonstration program for select neighborhoods, districts or on city
property to show the proper installation of structural Best Management Practices (BMPs) for
streets and parking lots. 

Create a stormwater volunteer program to engage residents in cleaning and testing in efforts to
improve water quality of creeks.

Supporting Resources and Materials
Erosion Control Manual
Hazardous Waste
Stormwater Management Plan