The costs for improving Jacksonville's drainage system and satisfying federal and state requirements for treating stormwater runoff have increased dramatically. Recognizing these increased demands, the City of Jacksonville created the Jacksonville Stormwater Utility to directly manage the projects, programs and services associated with the city's stormwater management system. It is established in Chapter 754 of Jacksonville Ordinance Code.
The stormwater fee generates the revenue needed maintain and improve our city's drainage system, and to meet state and federal requirements to protect our natural waterways, including our greatest asset: the St. Johns River.
The StormWater Action Team is working hard in Jacksonville's neighborhoods! Click here to learn more about this innovative new Proactive Maintenance Program.
Want to know more about how we handle rain? Check out the city's Master Stormwater Management Plan (MSMP).
The Jacksonville Stormwater Utility is an integral part of the overall success of The River Accord in improving and sustaining the health of the St. Johns River
The Jacksonville Stormwater Utility's Stormwater Management Program received the 2009 'Outstanding Achievement Award' from the Florida Stormwater Association.
LEARN MORE ABOUT STORMWATER
These organizations offer a wealth of information about the stormwater issues facing the Jacksonville area, Florida and the nation:
St. Johns River Water Management District
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Florida Stormwater Association
About the local stormwater fee:
How the Stormwater Fee is Determined
Jacksonville Stormwater Utility Adjustments & Credits Manual 2011
Stormwater Fee Frequently Asked Questions
City of Jacksonville W-9 Form (PDF84k)
Stormwater Utility Authorization Ordinance (2007-836-E)
Stormwater Fee Ordinance (2008-129-E)
Authorization to Utilize the Uniform Method of Collecting Non-Ad Valorem Assessments (2009-865-E)
Send e-mail to the Stormwater Utility
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