Stormwater for Single-Family Lots

"Stormwater Management System (SMS) - A system that is designed and constructed or implemented to control discharges which are necessitated by rainfall events, incorporating methods to collect, convey, store, absorb, inhibit, treat, use, or reuse water to prevent or reduce flooding, over drainage, environmental degradation, and water pollution or otherwise affect the quantity and quality of discharges from the system."

What you need to submit to the County:

  1. Summary page of the proposed stormwater management approach;
  2. A map of existing contours / elevations;
  3. Site plan / drawing showing the location of the stormwater system along with proposed spot elevations, flow arrows depicting the conveyance of sheetflow, or proposed contours;
  4. A description of each proposed impervious surface and the respective square footage of each;
  5. Include the dimensions of each low impact development stormwater management facility on the site plan;
  6. Landscape Plan (if applicable);
  7. Soils Printout
  8. Calculations sheets
  9. Final topographic survey showing extents of SWMF;
  10. Completed Certification Form after the system is constructed with a minimum of four pictures from each side of the house (north, south, east, and west).

Submit Your Photos

We want to see your low impact stormwater solutions! Upload your photos for a chance to be featured in the technical manual or on the website.

By submitting photos you are authorizing Walton County to display them to the public.



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