I don't have any stormwater problems. Why do I pay the fee?

Although the effects may not be directly apparent, stormwater from the impervious areas on your property contributes to a cumulative downstream effect that includes:

  • Increases in the runoff quantity
  • A reduction in the quality of stormwater leaving your property due to contaminants that are picked up from impervious areas.

Everyone benefits from the clean water found in our rivers and streams that is supported by the County's stormwater control and maintenance programs. The benefits associated with clean water also translates into monetary benefits such as healthier communities, and reduced public monies spent on emergencies related to flooding and other water damage. Please call 301-883-5810 for more information.

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