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Public Comment is Requested on Proposed 2020 Source Control Manual and Changes to Administrative Rule ENB-4.15

Public Notice
Environmental Services is updating the City's Source Control Manual (SCM) and Administrative Rule ENB-4.15. The SCM provides structural, treatment, and operational requirements to prevent pollution of soil, groundwater, and surface waters. Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

The SCM applies to site activities including:

  • Waste storage areas
  • Food cart pods
  • Covered vehicle parking
  • Material transfer and loading docks
  • Aboveground storage, processing, or transfer of liquids
  • Fuel transfer and fuel dispensing areas
  • Equipment or vehicle washing facilities
  • Motorized vehicle or equipment storage and repair
  • Exterior storage or processing of solid materials
  • Contaminated site requirements
  • Site dewatering requirements

The proposed 2020 SCM and changes to Administrative Rule ENB-4.15 are posted at along with a summary of the changes.

How can I learn more or comment on the proposed changes?

Informational sessions were held August 18 and 19. Find video recordings of the presentations at

Find information on how to comment on the proposed changes at

For questions or more information, please contact Laura Johnson at 503-823-7192 or email