No person shall allow, or cause to allow, discharges into the Municipality’s separate storm sewer system or into surface Waters of the Commonwealth, which are not composed entirely of stormwater, except:
1) As provided below, and
2) Discharges allowed under a state or federal permit.
The following discharges are authorized unless they are determined to be significant contributors to pollution to the Waters of the Commonwealth.
- Discharge from fire fighting activities.
- Potable water sources including dechlorinated water line and fire hydrant flushings.
- Irrigation drainage.
- Air conditioning condensate.
- Water from crawl space pumps.
- Pavement wash waters where spills or leaks of toxic or hazardous materials have not occurred (unless all spill material has been removed) and where detergents are not used.
- Flows from riparian habitats and wetlands.
- Uncontaminated water from foundations or from footing drains.
- Lawn watering.
- Dechlorinated swimming pool discharges.
- Uncontaminated groundwater.
- Water from individual residential car washing.
- Routine external building washdown (which does not use detergents or other compounds).
- Diverted stream flows.
Roof drains and sump pumps shall discharge to infiltration areas, vegetative BMP’s (Best Management Practice), or pervious areas to the maximum extent practicable.