Important Announcements

Public Hearings and Notices – May 20, 2019

Please be advised of the upcoming Durham City Council Public Hearing item regarding amendments to the STORMWATER PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR DEVELOPMENT, DURHAM CITY CODE CHAPTER 70, ARTICLE X, SECTIONS 70-736 THROUGH 70-744.

The Durham City Council will hold the Public Hearing on May 20, 2019, at the meeting that begins at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers at 101 City Hall Plaza, 1st Floor.  Prior to the Public Hearing, the proposed amendments will be on the agenda for Work Session on May 9, 2019, which begins at 1:00 PM in the Council’s Committee Room 101 City Hall Plaza, 2nd Floor.

The proposed text amendments may be viewed by clicking on this link. Interested parties may appear and speak at the Public Hearing. For additional information, contact Shea Bolick, 919-560-4326, ext. 30270.

Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act - A person with a disability may receive an auxiliary aid or service to effectively participate in City government activities by contacting the ADA Coordinator, voice 919-560-4197, fax 560-4196, TTY 919-560-1200, or ADA@DurhamNC.gov, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the event or deadline date.

Use of the SNAP (Stormwater Nitrogen and Phosphorus) Tool

Beginning April 15, 2019, the use of the SNAP (Stormwater Nitrogen and Phosphorus) v4.1 tool for regulatory compliance with stormwater requirements of the Falls and Jordan nutrient strategies for all development projects subject to nutrient export calculation requirements is required.  SNAP v4.1 is mandatory for the Falls and Jordan Basins only.  Projects in the Lower Neuse Basin shall continue to utilize the Jordan/Falls Lake Stormwater Nutrient Load Accounting Tool version 2.0 until the Neuse Nutrient Strategy is readopted by the State.  For additional information please read the latest Letter to Industry concerning this.