Municipal Stormwater

Contacts: Kristopher Ballou ([email protected])

Municipal stormwater discharges are regulated through the NPDES Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) Permits. GA EPD has issued Phase I permit requirements that apply to Large and Medium MS4s and Phase II permit requirements that apply to Small MS4s. Permit information and resources are available below.

Draft Department of Defense MS4 Permit

Department of Defense Phase II MS4 Draft Permit – September 15, 2023 Public Notice

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is considering the reissuance of the Department of Defense Phase II MS4 permit, authorizing stormwater discharges from small municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) at military facilities to the waters of the State of Georgia.  The draft permit documents can be a downloaded at the following links:   Draft permit  Factsheet  , Summary of Changes Table  and Response to Stakeholder Comments  A public meeting has been scheduled for October 19, 2023.  Please refer to the Public Notice for additional information.  Comments received by close of business on Friday, October 27, 2023 will be considered in the formulation of final determination. 

Phase II MS4 Notice of Intent Form

Phase II MS4 permittees are required to submit a 2022 Notice of Intent (NOI) form . This form must be completed and submitted to EPD at least 30 days prior to the expiration date of the 2017 Phase II Small MS4 permit. The 2017 Phase II Small MS4 permit is due to expire on December 5, 2022. Please review Section 6.10 (Signatory Requirements) of the Permit to ensure that the appropriate official signs the NOI.

Please submit the signed document to:

Municipal Stormwater Team

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Suite 1462 East Tower

Atlanta, GA 30334