As the province plans for recovery, the town is beginning to slowly bring back services and reopen some public spaces. Provincial emergency orders and the town’s physical distancing by-law remain in effect. We must all continue to follow guidelines from Public Health officials.
The purpose of this procedure is to outline steps to be taken to support the Stormwater Management Pond (SWMP) Policy.
This procedure applies to all Town-managed SWMPs, as well as unassumed SWMPs intended for assumption by the Town of Oakville.
It is the responsibility of the Development Engineering Department to ensure that developers are in compliance with the SWMP Policy & Procedure in relation to unassumed ponds.
It is the responsibility of the Departments of Development Engineering and Roads & Works Operations to ensure that the town is in compliance with the SWMP Policy & Procedure in relation to town-managed ponds.
Procedure Number: MS-ENC-001-001
Parent Policy: MS-ENC-001
Section: Municipal Services
Sub-Section: Engineering & Construction
Author: Engineering & Construction Department
Effective Date: 2019 Feb 25
Review by Date: 2024
Ministry of Environment (MOE), March 2003. Stormwater Management Planning and Design Manual
Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), Natural Resources Canada, and Northern Ontario Development Agreement, March 1995. The Beaver Handbook: A Guide to Understanding and Coping with Beaver Activity
Aurora District Stormwater Management Pond Cleanout Best Management Practices Guideline (May 2016)
Town of Oakville. April, 2006. Stormwater Management Pond Monitoring, Operation & Maintenance Manual