Residential stormwater credits

You can reduce your stormwater utility fee by up to 50%.

Applications due by 4:30 p.m. September 15, 2021

If you have a BMP that has been fully constructed this year and would like to apply for an extension, send an email with your request and final site plans no later than 4:30 p.m. September 15, 2021 to danielle.schumerth@minneapolismn.gov for consideration.

Overview

 

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 50% by installing raingarden or pervious pavement.

You are eligible for quality stormwater credits if you

Install a raingarden or pervious pavement according to Best Management Practices (BMPs)

Learn about these BMPs

Learn how to build and maintain a raingarden

Your practices must

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

You must include all required materials with your application

Apply for residential stormwater credit

Plan ahead for 2022

We'll be offering larger credits to residents and more options for businesses.

Contact us

Danielle Schumerth

Stormwater Credits Program Coordinator
Public Works Department