The Stormwater Division's purpose is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Jefferson City by managing the quantity and quality of water that is the result of precipitation. The Street Division of Public Works is responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of the City's stormwater collection system. They address clogged inlets and pipes, make minor repairs, and clean concrete lined ditches.
Chapter 31 - Stormwater/Floodplain Management, City Code
- APWA Section 5100 -
- Amendments to Section 5100 -
- APWA Section 5600 - Storm Drainage Systems and Facilities
- Amendments to Section 5600 - Additions/Exceptions
- APWA Standard Drawings
The City participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which is managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To stay compliant with the program, the City must have in place codes that reflect the standards set up by the federal government to reduce flood losses.
FEMA: Protecting Your Property From Flooding - (December 2008)
Required Floodplain Paperwork