Town of St. Albans, VT

Revised Stormwater Utility Ordinance

Notice to the Citizens of
The Town of St. Albans
Stormwater Utility Ordinance 

In accordance with 24 V.S.A. § 1972, the citizens of the Town of St. Albans are hereby notified that on May 2nd, 2022, the Selectboard adopted a revised Stormwater Utility Ordinance.  This ordinance is adopted by the Selectboard of the Town of St Albans under authority of 24 VSA Chapter 59 and 24 VSA § 2291 Subsection 14.

The purpose of this ordinance is to protect the public health, safety and welfare of the Town of St Albans by protecting the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (hereinafter “MS4”) and surface waters in the Town.


SECTION                    SUBJECT                                                                   PAGE

    1                              General                                                                   1

    1.1                           Purpose & Authority                                              1

    1.2                           Definitions                                                               1      

    2                              Stormwater System Use                                     6

    3                              Stormwater System User Fees                         10    

    4                              Inspection and Enforcement                           13                            

    5                              Acceptance of Regulated Private System     17

    6                              Municipal Cost Sharing                                       22

    7                              Appeals and Severability                                     24

    8                              Miscellaneous Provisions                                     25

    8.3                           Effective Date                                                          25

The full text of the ordinance may be examined at the office of the Town Clerk or on the Town’s website at  Citizens may contact Town Manager Carrie Johnson at (802) 524-7589 ext. 106 with questions pertaining to this ordinance. 

The citizens are further notified that within forty-five (45) days of the above provided date of adoption that they may present a petition to the Selectboard or the Town Clerk signed by not less than five percent (5%) of the qualified voters that will cause a vote at a Special Meeting of the Town on the question of disapproving this ordinance.