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Stormwater Regulations, Reports, and Plans
County of San Diego's Watershed Protection Ordinance and Standards Manual (Revised May, 2013)
On May 8, 2013, the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Board) adopted a new Municipal Stormwater Permit (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit, No. R9-2013-0001), and subsequently adopted R9-2015-0001 on February 11, 2015 which amended the order. This Permit mandates that the County of San Diego develop new and updated Runoff Management Plans and Programs, including Water Quality Improvement Plans and the Jurisdictional Runoff Management Program, which were submitted to the Regional Board on June 26, 2015. Permit requirements are generally implemented in the unincorporated County under authority of the Watershed Protection, Stormwater Management, and Discharge Control Ordinance (WPO).
On May 13, 2015 the County Board of Supervisor’s adopted the Watershed Protection, Stormwater Management, and Discharge Control Ordinance (WPO) which is updated to reflect current Stormwater Permit requirements. The WPO became effective June 12, 2015.
County of San Diego Watershed Protection, Stormwater Management, and Discharge Control Ordinance (Effective June 12, 2015)
Pursuant to Provision F.1.b.(1) of Order No. R9-2013-0001, the San Diego County Copermittees have submitted the complete Water Quality Improvement Plans for 7 of the watershed management areas in the region. The public is invited to review and comment on these deliverables according to the specific information provided for each; comments are due to the Regional Board no later than July 31, 2015, at 5:00 pm.
Grading Ordinance can be found on this webpage
Reports and Plans
Hydromodification Management Documents can be found on this webpage
SUSMP Information can be found on this webpage
If you have questions or would like additional information,
call the County Stormwater hotline at 1(888) 846-0800
or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Report a Stormwater Violation On-Line
COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
Department of Public Works
Watershed Protection Program
5510 Overland Ave., Suite 410, MS O326
San Diego, CA 92123, USA
(858) 495-5318 Fax: (858) 495-5263