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Stormwater Code & Rules Update

We're updating our Stormwater Code.
Our Stormwater Code protects people, property, and the environment by controlling how rain water runs off of streets, buildings, and parking lots.

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We just published the Draft 2015 City of Seattle Stormwater Manual, Volumes 1 through 5, and the appendices. They are available for your review on the Project Documents page. We are interested in your feedback using our comment form. Please download the form, fill in your comments and email it to through July 2014. You may also email your comments to us directly.

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Other opportunities to provide public comment will be:

  • During the legislative process and formal public review period (anticipated for winter 2015)
  • At the City Council public hearing that will be part of their deliberation (anticipated for 2015)

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