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Water Quality Fee


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Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 31, Article VIII, Division 7, Fees, Section 31-354, Schedule of Fees:

(a) Residential Properties.  The annual water quality fee per ERU as of the adoption of this ordinance shall be set at a flat rate of $115.20.

(b) Nonresidential Properties.  The annual water quality fee per ERU as of the adoption of this ordinance shall be set at $115.20 per ERU; provided  however:

(i)   for bills issued on October 1, 2009 for calendar year 2009, the water quality fee per ERU shall be temporarily reduced to $73.80.
(ii)  for bills issued on October 1, 2010 for calendar year 2010 for calendar year 2010, the water quality fee per ERU shall be temporarily reduced to $87.00.
(iii) for bills issued on October 1, 2011 for calendar year 2011, the water quality fee per ERU shall be temporarily reduced to $96.00.
(iv) for bills issued on October 1, 2012 for calendar year 2012, the water quality fee per ERU shall be temporarily reduced to $105.00.

See the full ordinance here.

 

Water Quality Appeals

Appeals for Correction, Exemption or Partial Exemption of Water Quality Fees

APPEAL PROCESS

APPEAL FORM  

   

Water Quality Credits

Water Quality Fee Reduction for the proper stormwater control structures for multi-family residential and non-residential properties with 3 ERUs or more

CREDIT APPLICATION PROCESS 

WATER QUALITY FEE CREDIT LIST

 

Credit Forms

FORM B – BMP Credit Application Form  

FORM E – Education Credit Application Form (This credit is not currently being offered)

FORM IM – Inspection and Maintenance Form  

FORM N – NPDES Credit Application Form

 

Credit Resources

BMP Inspection and Maintenance Plan – (Example form) – To be included with FORM B (BMP Credit Application Form).

Inspection and Maintenance Agreement Form – Needs to be executed and included with FORM B (BMP Credit Application Form).

Typical BMPs Maintenance GUIDELINES

Class I & II Shade Trees

Tree Planting Plan

Guidance to Prepare "Nutrients and Pesticides Management Plan"

As-Built Requirements

Landscape Architecture Policy

Best Management Practices (BMP) Manual

 

Visit the Water Quality Fee Impervious Area Map to view a parcel's impervious area. 

For a list of frequently asked questions, see our Q&A section.

 

 

GreenRoof31 

Mailing Address


1250 Market Street, Suite 2100

Chattanooga, TN 37402

Attn: Water Quality Fee

  

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City Engineer
(423) 643-6190

Water Quality Manager
(423) 643-5877

Temporary use of ROW
(423) 643-6190

For alley use/complaints, drainage complaints, erosion control problems, Oil spills/pollutant discharges, street conditions, street cuts, water quality fee information please call 311

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