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Stormwater Utility Fee

Since 2005, the costs for providing stormwater management have been listed as a separate line item on the City’s utility bills. Prior to that, those costs were part of customer's sewer charges.

In an urban environment like Minneapolis, hard surfaces like parking lots, sidewalks, rooftops, and other hard impermeable surfaces, prohibit stormwater from absorbing into the ground. Stormwater searches for low gravity, where it will enter the storm sewer system before discharging directly into the Mississippi River and the lakes and creeks of Minneapolis. As stormwater runoff travels over ground, it collects pollutants, waste, and other debris. This can create health and safety concerns for not only residents, but also for wildlife.

Left unmanaged, stormwater can pool on the property; potentially damaging existing vegetation and physical structures due to flooding, erosion and pollution.

People who use effective stormwater management practices on their properties can apply to receive reductions in their stormwater utility fee.

Last updated Feb 6, 2019

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