Village of Antioch Storm Water Regulations

The Village of Antioch has adopted new regulations governing illicit discharges into storm systems.  The purpose is to provide for the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of the Village of Antioch through the regulation of non-storm water discharges to the storm drainage system to the maximum extent practicable as required by federal and state law.  The approved ordinance establishes methods for controlling the introduction of pollutants into the municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) in order to comply with requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit process.

Useful Links
NPDES ORDINANCE
Stormwater Management Program Plan
Illinois EPA Website
Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance
Lake County Stormwater Management Website
SWALCO Household Chemical Waste (HCW) Collection Events

Additional Best Management Practices

Ordinance Establishing Phosphorus-Containing Fertilizer
At the October 15, 2007 regular meeting, the Antioch Village Board approved an ordinance establishing regulations on the use of phosphorus-containing fertilizer.  The ordinance prohibits the use of any fertilizer, liquid or granular, which contains any amount of phosphorus or other compound containing phosphorus, such as phosphate.  For more information, see the approved ordinance by clicking on the above link.