Stormwater Management Manual

Effective December 31, 2016, the City of Everett Stormwater Management Manual shall be the most recent Washington State Department of Ecology Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington.

2014 Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington

In 2016, the City Council provided three readings of updates to EMC 14.28 Stormwater and Surface Drainage on December 7th, 14th, and 21st. These updates included definitions, minimum requirements, and additional language about Low Impact Development (LID). The Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit requires LID to be the preferred and commonly-used approach to site development.

2016 Ordinance to Update EMC14.28, Stormwater & Storm Drainage, Signed Final (PFD)
2016 Ordinance to Update EMC14.28, Stormwater & Storm Drainage, Unsigned, Track Changes (PDF)

Planning Director Interpretation regarding the vesting of stormwater regulations:
PDI 17-001 Stormwater, Rescinded PDIU 09-002 (PDF)

Public Works Director Interim Policy No. 2-11 regarding stormwater control in the combined sewer area references the City of Everett 2010 Stormwater Management Manual:
PWP No. 2-11 Stormwater Control in Combined Sewer Area (PDF)