ll nonresidential, developed properties have the opportunity to install, maintain, and operate facilities and do other associated non-structural best management practices that benefit the local community, those parcels will then have the option to request a credit on their stormwater utility rate. Application forms are available by emailing Linda Taylor or calling 360-403-3526. The proposed ordinance includes the following credit allowances, upon submittal and review of a credit request.
- 25% credit for private, on-site control facilities that benefit the overall stormwater system. To be eligible for the credit, the property owner must demonstrate that the on-site control system has been maintained in accordance with current City standards. The eligibility of the credit shall be reviewed on an annual basis to ensure proper maintenance of said private facilities.
- 70% credit for superior performance of private facilities for on-site control facilities that have the capacity to fully contain and infiltrate on the parcel the runoff from the 100-year, 7-day storm event. If the facilities are maintained in accordance with current City standards. The eligibility of the credit shall be reviewed on an annual basis to ensure proper maintenance of said private facilities.
- 25% additional credit upon receipt of an acceptable curriculum showing how the district provides education regarding stormwater issues. Each site owned and operated by the District in support of education shall be eligible for this credit in addition to any site-specific credits also available for individual sites.
- In no case shall any site be eligible for more than a 70% total credit.