The Stormwater Utility is responsible for management of stormwater and the storm sewer system within the City of Green Bay. The City promotes Green Stormwater Infrastructure, works to improve water quality and manage runoff from storm events. More information is available on the following Stormwater topics:
Erosion control plans and permits are required for land development or land disturbing construction activities that meet the applicability requirements of Municipal Code Sec. 16-34. - Applicability and jurisdiction.
Stormwater Management Plans address post-construction stormwater management required for proposed development and redevelopment projects when they meet the applicability requirements of Municipal Code Chapter 16, Article III.
When it rains or snows, the amount of water that is absorbed back into the environment varies largely on whether the land is paved or natural. Rain and snow on natural or undeveloped land gradually infiltrates into the soil, replenishing groundwater supplies and slowly discharging excess runoff to local waterways