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(November 10, 2017) SUMMARY PUBLICATION OF CITY OF WILLMAR ORDINANCE NO. 1406 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 17, SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 1227, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT Summary: Ordinance No. 1406 updates and amends Willmar City Code, Chapter 17 - Surface Water Management, by adding new Articles I (In General) and II (Stormwater Management), and repealing Ordinance No. 1227, Stormwater Management, all in order to update the City's technical stormwater management regulations to comply with its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Stormwater (MS4) Permit issued by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The technical regulations as amended will apply to all construction activity that disturbs one acre or more of land and impose requirements on such activity including the submission of stormwater management plans for erosion and sediment control at construction sites prior to the start of construction; procedures for site inspections and enforcement; best management practices to reduce stormwater runoff during construction; and post-construction performance standards for permanent stormwater management. The complete text of Ordinance No. 1406 may be obtained at no charge at City Hall (333 6th Street Southwest, Willmar, MN 56201), or from the City's website at