Residential stormwater credits

You can reduce your stormwater utility fee by up to 45%.



You can reduce your stormwater utility fee by up to 45% if you live in a Green Zone, up to 35% if you live outside a Green Zone. 

If you are a residential property owner, you can

  • Reduce the amount of pollution that flows into our creeks, lakes and the river.
  • Earn monthly credits by removing pollutants from stormwater that falls on your property.
  • Reduce your monthly stormwater utility fee by up to 45% in a Green Zone or 35% outside a Green Zone by installing raingarden or pervious pavement.

You are eligible for quality stormwater credits if you

Install a raingarden, pervious pavement, green roof, or stormwater reuse (rain barrels are not eligible) according to Best Management Practices (BMPs)

Learn about these BMPs

Learn how to build and maintain a raingarden

Your practices must

  • Be implemented on your property, not in the right-of-way
  • Treat stormwater runoff from impervious areas on your own property

Award Amounts

You must include all required materials with your application

Apply for residential stormwater credit

2022 Stormwater utility rules

We are offering larger credits to residents and more options for businesses.

Contact us

SWS Credits

Surface Water and Sewers
Public Works Department