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File #: 20-1654    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/19/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 6/1/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt Ordinance No. 4206 repealing Chapter 14.24 and amending Chapter 14.25 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code (HBMC) regarding Stormwater and Urban Runoff Management Ordinance Approved for introduction 5/18/20 - Vote: 7-0
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Ord No. 4206, 2. Att#2 Legis. Draft Ch. 14.24, 3. Att#3 Legis. Draft Ch. 14.25, 4. 05-18 Sup Com PPT-Introduction of Ordinance No. 4206 - Repeal of 14.24 Amending of 14.25
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REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Tom Herbel, PE, Acting Director of Public Works

Subject:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4206 repealing Chapter 14.24 and amending Chapter 14.25 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code (HBMC) regarding Stormwater and Urban Runoff Management Ordinance
Approved for introduction 5/18/20 - Vote: 7-0
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Statement of Issue:
Repealing of Chapter 14.24 and revisions to Chapter 14.25 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code is necessary to comply with current stormwater regulations established under the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) permit (Order No. R8-2009-0030) as issued by the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Financial Impact:
No funding is required for this action.

Recommended Action:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4206, "An Ordinance of the City of Huntington Beach Repealing Chapter 14.24 and Amending Chapter 14.25 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code Regarding Stormwater and Urban Runoff Management."
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not adopt ordinance and direct staff as how to proceed differently.

Analysis:
Chapter 14.24 of the HBMC was adopted in 1970 to prohibit the discharge of industrial waste and other pollutants into the storm drain system and established a mechanism for the Director of Public Works Department to issue industrial waste discharge permits to industrial facilities for the discharge of industrial waste into the sanitary sewer system. This ordinance is no longer relevant as it does not comply with current storm water regulations and the authority to issue industrial waste permits is now under the purview of the Orange County Sanitation District. Chapter 14.25 was adopted in 1997 to supersede Chapter 14.24 and was adopted to comply with the then-current stormwater related regulations. Chapter 14.25 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code (Code) was adopted in 1997 to comply ...

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