Water Quality and Quantity
The Adopted Aquifer Protection Plan, September 2013, with Appendices, can be viewed and downloaded at: http://www.ci.florence.or.us/council/city-florence-and-lane-county-elected-officials-public-hearing. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality certifed the Plan on September 18, 2013; the certification letter is inserted into the front of the Plan.
The Plan and Appendices meet all requirements of the EPA grant.
Please see http://www.ci.florence.or.us/council/city-florence-and-lane-county-elected-officials-public-hearing for the adopted Comprehensive Plan and Code Amendments, including the adopted Drinking Water Protection Overlay Zone.
The Oregon Health Authority has formally certified the Drinking Water Source Areas (DWSA) Delineations and Groundwater Flow Model - see Appendix D of the Plan.
On September 19, 2011, the City Council adopted Comprehensive Plan and Code amendments to incorporate state-of-the-art Best Management Practices for stormwater into the City's Plan and Code. See Stormwater Management Section, below, for details.
Documents and Downloads
On September 19, 2011, the City Council adopted Comprehensive Plan and Code amendments to incorporate Best Management Practices (BMPs) for stormwater. The amendments streamline the permit process and make stormwater management administration more effective and efficient for the City and private developers. The amendments are based on the Florence Stormwater Design Manual, an administrative tool thatwas approved by the City Council in December 2010.The amendments and the Spetember 19, 2011 Stormwater Design Manual are attached below.
The Stormwater Demonstration Project in Old Town incorporates state of the art green infrastructure and wetland protection features that are designed to protect water quality in the estuary. The final report on the Deomonstration Project is available from the City of Florence Public Works Department. The City's Stormwater Management Plan provides the policy direction for the City to use stormwater systems that minimize negative impacts on water quality from stormwater runoff. The Plan can be downloaded from the City web site at: http://www.ci.florence.or.us/planning.cfm?loc=cs
Documents and Downloads
Mike Miller, Florence Public Works Director; ; 541-997-5822
Carol Heinkel: firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-345-8660