MS4 Permit

child in stream with toy sailboat

The City of Lancaster operates it stormwater system under a General Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit issued by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.  The current permit was issued on April 1, 2021 and expires on March 31, 2026.  Under the permit the City is required to revise their Stormwater Management Plan by April 1, 2022.  The plan must cover six areas of stormwater management including

Public Awareness

Public Education

Construction Stormwater Management

Post Construction Stormwater Management

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination

Good Housekeeping Procedures