I live in a subdivision with stormwater BMPs and drainage infrastructure. Why do I have to pay the stormwater utility fee?

Neighborhoods with existing stormwater conveyance and retention or detention ponds still contribute runoff and pollution to the overall drainage system. The program’s costs are distributed to all county property owners because stormwater management is a countywide service.

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1. How will my stormwater bill arrive?
2. My property is tax-exempt. Am I required to pay the stormwater utility fee?
3. What is an impervious area?
4. How is my impervious area calculated?
5. I think that the impervious area calculated for my property is incorrect? What should I do?
6. I own a commercial property and have made some improvements to my property that changed the impervious area (larger parking lot or building size). Will my stormwater utility fee change?
7. I believe that there may be an error to my fee. How do I make a request for an adjustment?
8. I live in a subdivision with stormwater BMPs and drainage infrastructure. Why do I have to pay the stormwater utility fee?
9. Who pays the stormwater utility fee?
10. What is the fee based on?
11. How much will I pay (fee rates)?
12. Can I petition for an adjustment of my stormwater fee?