City of Ann Arbor


Excerpt from Chapter 63 of the City Code

Chapter 63 - STORM WATER MANAGEMENT AND SOIL EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION CONTROL

5:651. - Purpose.
The purpose of this chapter is to control soil erosion and the resulting sediment; and to control the impact on water quality and quantity resulting from development and impervious surfaces within the City of Ann Arbor by requiring proper provisions for water disposal and the protection of soil surfaces during and after construction, in order to promote the safety, public health, convenience and general welfare of the community. Compliance with Part 91 of Act No. 451 of the Public Acts of 1994, as amended, being MCL 324.9101 to 324.9123 and the Rules promulgated under this part of the Michigan Compiled Laws, is fully intended.
5:669. - Maintenance requirements.
Persons carrying out soil erosion and sediment control measures under this chapter, and all subsequent owners of property upon which such measures have been taken, shall maintain all permanent anti-erosion devices, retaining walls, structures, plantings and other protective devices.

Links

Chapter 63 of the City Code - Stormwater Management and Erosion and Sedimentation Control

Low Impact Development Manual for Michigan

Best Management Practices for Stormwater: A Developer's Guide for Ann Arbor (PDF)