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Hinds County Ordinances

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Ordinance

     The purpose of this ordinance is to provide for the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Hinds County through the regulation of non-storm water discharges to the storm drainage system to the maximum extent practicable as required by federal and state law. This ordinance establishes methods for controlling the introduction of pollutants into the storm sewer system in order to comply with requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit process. The objectives of this ordinance are:     A.   To regulate the contribution of pollutants to the storm sewer system by stormwater discharges by any user.
    B.   To prohibit Illicit Connections and Discharges to the storm sewer system.
    C.   To establish legal authority to carry out all inspection, surveillance and monitoring procedures necessary to ensure compliance with this ordinance.
IDDE Ordinance

Storm Water Quality Management Ordinance

     This Ordinance is applicable for commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, single family residential, multi-lot subdivision or site plan applications where the size of the lot or tract being developed is at least one (1) or more acres. This ordinance also applies to land development activities that are smaller than the minimum applicability criteria if such activities are part of a larger common plan of development that meets the following applicability criteria, even though multiple separate and distinct land development activities may take place at different times on different schedules.
Storm Water Quality Management Ordinance


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