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Business Stormwater Inspections

Resources for businesses

Date Posted: July 12th, 2019 @ 3:43 PM
Last Updated: January 20th, 2021 @ 8:00 PM

The City of Oakland conducts stormwater inspections at businesses to comply with the State of California’s clean stormwater regulations and to enforce Oakland Municipal Code Chapter 13.16, Creek Protection, Storm Water Management and Discharge Control Ordinance.

Through this program, the City of Oakland and local businesses can help reduce stormwater pollution to protect Oakland’s creeks, Lake Merritt and the San Francisco Bay.

For more information about the Business Stormwater Inspection Program, see our brochure for businesses:

Brochure in English
Brochure in Spanish
Brochure in Chinese

Starting in August 2019, the City will charge a fee for all business stormwater inspections and re-inspections conducted each year to recover program implementation costs.

For more information about the Industrial and Commericial Business Stormwater Inspection Fee, see our notice for businesses:

Notice in English
Notice in Spanish
Notice in Chinese

For more information, contact or 1 (510) 238-6600.