City and County Ordinances

Ordinances protecting water quality and regulating discharges to storm sewers have been passed in the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle. Click on the links below to see the legal code.

City of Charlottesville, Code of Ordinances (html)

City of Charlottesville, Code of Ordinances (pdf)

Chapter 10 is the Water Protection Ordinance, and Article V deals with discharges to the stormwater sewer system.

County of Albemarle, Water Protection Ordinance (pdf)

County  of Albemarle, Water Protection Ordinance, Executive Summary (html)

Chapter 17 is the Water Protection Ordinance, and Article V deals with illicit discharges to the storm drainage system and state waters.