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HB 2190 Stormwater management ordinances; requires localities to adopt more stringent requirements, etc.
SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)
Stringency of stormwater management ordinances. Establishes a procedure for state review of the stringency of local stormwater ordinances. The bill requires localities within 30 days of the adoption of a more stringent stormwater ordinance or requirement to submit a letter report to the Department of Conservation and Recreation. The letter report is to include an explanation as to why the more stringent ordinance or requirement is necessary. In addition, within 90 days of the ordinance's adoption, a landowner or his agent can request the Department of Conservation and Recreation to determine whether the ordinance or requirement meets the standards of the state law. The Department has 90 days to make such a determination.