Planning and Development - Division of Water Resources

Stormwater Management

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Joanna Colletti, P.E., CFM, Chief Stormwater Engineer

Not sure if you need a permit for your proposed work? If your project meets any of the seven regulated development criteria, a Stormwater Management Permit is required.  If you would like to contact the Water Resources Division with your questions, please visit our office, call us at 815-334-4560, or e-mail the division.

Additional permit documents may be found on our "Do I Need a Stormwater Management Permit?" page by clicking here.

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Stormwater Information

The McHenry County Stormwater Management Ordinance may be purchased at the Department of Planning and Development or downloaded from this page.

Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are maps prepared by FEMA that depict the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) within a community. These maps are available from FEMA Map Service Center, a Division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Map Service Center.

Stormwater Management Commission

The purpose of the McHenry County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) is to manage and mitigate the effects of development on stormwater runoff in McHenry County by enforcing a countywide Stormwater Management Ordinance that sets minimum standards for floodplain and stormwater management.

The Commission meets the fourth Thursday of every other month at 7:30 a.m. at the McHenry County Administration Building, 667 Ware Rd., Woodstock, Conference Room B.

Click here to view the 2016 Stormwater Management Commission meeting dates, including agendas and minutes.

Technical Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is to assist the McHenry County Stormwater Management Commission by providing technical recommendations on matters such as amendments to the Stormwater Management Ordinance and the Technical Reference Manual.

The Committee meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 9:00 a.m. at the McHenry County Administration Building, 667 Ware Rd., Woodstock, Conference Room B.

Click here to view the 2016 Technical Advisory Committee meeting dates, including agendas and minutes.

 

2016 Stormwater Management Ordinance Resources and Training

 

2015 Stormwater Management Ordinance Resources and Training

 


    Stormwater Information

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