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2020 Source Control Manual

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The 2020 Source Control Manual became effective Dec. 14. The manual sets City policy for drainage and discharges resulting from development and post-development activities for site-specific activities like waste storage, loading and unloading, exterior storage and processing, and dewatering.

The City of Portland 2020 Source Control Manual (SCM) became effective Dec. 14, 2020. The manual provides policy that governs drainage and discharges resulting from development and post-development activities or specific site uses. The manual identifies best management practices for how to build, operate, and treat wastewater and stormwater to prevent pollution and spills. The manual covers site-specific activities like waste storage, loading and unloading, exterior storage and processing, and dewatering. Portland City Code Chapters 3.13,17.34,17.38, and 17.39 and  Administrative Rules authorize the SCM.

The 2020 Source Control Manual

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