Resources for Construction & New Development/Redevelopment
The following resources are offered to help with Massachusetts MS4 General Permit requirements to update development and redevelopment standards within municipal code:
- A Diagram of Federal-State-Local Code Relative to Stormwater Management, December 2020
- A Checklist for Municipal Code Updates Based on Requirements in the Massachusetts MS4 Permit & Settlement Agreement, last updated November 2020
- Comparison of Typical Contents – Bylaw and Regulations for Stormwater Management and Erosion & Sediment Control, November 2020
- Presentation to the Valley Development Council – MS4 Permit and Stormwater Management and Erosion & Sediment Control: Updating Local Municipal Code, September 10, 2020
- Neponset Stormwater Partnership - Checklist for Evaluating Your Municipal Stormwater Bylaw under the 2016 EPA Massachusetts Small MS4 General Permit, May 2019
- Neponset Stormwater Partnership – Model Stormwater Bylaw, May 2019
- Neponset Stormwater Partnership – Model Regulations, May 2019
- Guidance for Developing an Off-site Stormwater Compliance Program for Redevelopment in Massachusetts, June 2018
- Note that since the development of this guidance, the EPA Settlement Agreement includes changes that affect two elements within this guidance:
- If there is local interest, communities may extend the off-site mitigation option to new development projects (though important to consider local ramifications).
- Off-site mitigation must occur within the same HUC12 watershed as a given redevelopment or new development project (and not HUC10 watershed).
- Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection Report – Model, August 2020
- Low Impact Development Checklist for Preapplication Meeting - Model, August 2020