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Applying for Stormwater Quality Credits

What is the credit available for stormwater quality management tools/practices?

Property owners can apply for a credit of up to 50 percent of their stormwater utility fee if they are using stormwater quality management tools/practices (often referred to as "Best Management Practice" or a "BMP").

Common stormwater quality management tools (BMPs) include:

Wet ponds

Manufactured underground filters

Rain gardens

Dry ponds

Vegetated swales

Infiltration trenches

Underground storage

Sand filters

Soak away pits

Wet or dry swales

Filter strips

Pervious pavers


Green roof

Dry wells

You can learn more about stormwater quality management tools and practices from the Metropolitan Council's

Urban Small Sites Best Management Practice Manual.

Want to apply for stormwater quality credits? Here’s the information you need:

Last updated Mar 5, 2015