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What are the benefits of the Post-Construction Storm Water Ordinance?
  • Implementation of the ordinance allows municipalities to remain compliant with State and Federal mandates
  • The measures of the ordinance will help protect drinking water supplies from degradation
  • Additional State and Federal regulatory drivers that could slow growth and development will be addressed
  • Stream bank erosion and flooding risks are reduced
  • An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  Costly future watershed restoration efforts are reduced or are avoided entirely
  • Stream and lake water quality and habitat are protected for an increased quality of life
Benefits of post construction
This ordinance encourages both economic vitality and livability in Mecklenburg County.