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(1) Purpose. The purpose of EC 9.6794 is to protect the city’s stormwater system from oil and grease from stormwater runoff of impervious surface areas on properties that produce high concentrations of these pollutants.

(2) Applicability. Oil control standards set forth in EC 9.6794(3) apply to:

(a) All new commercial and employment and industrial development with parking lots that store wrecked or impounded vehicles; or

(b) Any development that would result in an expected daily traffic count greater than one hundred vehicles per 1,000 square feet of gross building area, based on the most recent version of The Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Trip Generation Manual; or

(c) Any development that would result in 100 or more off-street parking spaces; or

(d) Any commercial or employment and industrial development that receives an adjustment approving the installation of more than the maximum off-street parking spaces allowed by EC 9.6410(2), Maximum Number of Off-Street Motor Vehicle Parking Spaces and that adjustment will result in, at least, a total of 10 parking spaces.

(3) Standards. Unless adjusted pursuant to EC 9.8030(24), all oil control facilities shall be sited, designed and constructed according to the oil control provisions and the facility design requirements set forth in the Stormwater Management Manual.

(Section 9.6794 added by Ordinance No. 20369, enacted June 14, 2006, effective July 14, 2006; amended by Ordinance No. 20528, enacted May 14, 2014, effective June 23, 2014; Ordinance No. 20699, enacted November 13, 2023, effective December 31, 2023.)