Borough of Fairbanks North Star

Fnsb stormwater laws & regulations

            Within the Fairbanks Urbanized Area, Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) operates their portion of the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) under FNS Borough Code 13.20 and APDES Permit no. AKS-053414. FNSB has jurisdiction over both private and public projects within Borough road service areas within the urbanized area.  The MS4 permit requires FNSB to administer and enforce compliance with stormwater discharge permits in an effort to decrease stormwater pollutants and increase overall water quality.

FNSB submittal requirements for privately funded projects encompassing 1 or more acres of land include a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and a copy of the Alaska Notice of Intent (NOI). FNSB submittal requirements for publicly funded projects encompassing 1 or more acres of land includes a SWPPP, a Permanent Storm Water Control Plan (PSWCP), and a copy of the NOI.

supplemental documents:

Fairbanks Urbanized Area Storm Water Management Agency Review & Project Submittal Requirements
Fairbanks North Star Borough Storm Water BMP Design Guide

State of Alaska documents:

APDES Stormwater Website
Alaska Storm Water Guide