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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Ordinance No. 20-09

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Ordinance No. 20-09 is effective 12/30/20 and amends City Code Chapter 161 to update post-construction stormwater management. This is a minor update to changes that were made in 2019 and provides better guidelines for stormwater management during large construction projects.

Click here to read a memo from Bolton & Menk outlining the changes. 

Read the full ordinance below 

ORDINANCE NO.  20-09

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF WINDSOR HEIGHTS, IOWA, BY AMENDING CITY CODE 161 RELATED TO POST-CONSTRUCTION STORMWATER CONTROL 

WHEREAS, the City of Windsor Heights seeks to promote the public health, safety, general welfare and aesthetics of the community through consistent, content-neutral and nondiscriminatory code requirements within its city limits; and

WHEREAS, the City's Engineer reviewed and proposed changes to Chapter 161 November 9, 2020, and recommended approval of the same; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Windsor Heights do hereby find and declare that the amendments to Chapter 161 are necessary and will promote the public health, safety, general welfare and aesthetics of the community.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINDSOR HEIGHTS, POLK COUNTY, IOWA:

SECTION 1. Purpose. The purpose of this ordinance is to amend Chapter 161 of the Windsor Heights Code of Ordinances to enhance the effectiveness of stormwater management and provide guidelines.

SECTION 2. Amended. Chapter 161 of the Windsor Heights Code of Ordinances, Chapter 161 Post­ Construction Storm Water Control, is amended as reflected in the attached Exhibit A.

SECTION 3. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

SECTION 4. Severability. If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.

SECTION 5. Effective Date. This ordinance shall be effective after the final passage, approval, and publication as provided by law.

 

Passed and Approved this 21st day of  December 2020.

 

1st Reading:    12/7/20             

2nd Reading:  12/21/20

3rd Reading:   Waived 

Publish Date:  12/30/20

 


 


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