Stormwater Management (MS4)

The Borough operates and maintains our Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) under a under New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) “Authorization to Discharge Stormwater General Permit.” 

The general permit with an effective start date of January 1, 2023.

The more recent permit requires that the Borough post specific publicly available information: 

Sections of the Borough Code Related to Stormwater Management:

Chapter 358 - Stormwater Management
Private Storm Drain Retrofitting – Chapter 358-13
Yard Waste and Disposal - Article X 
Chapter 357 - Storm Sewers
Illicit Connection to Storm Sewers – Article I
Improper Disposal to Storm Sewers – Article IX
Chapter 356 Solid Waste Littering - Article VII
Chapter 138 - Animals
Pet Waste – Article II
Wildlife Feeding – Article III

Fort Lee's Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SPPP) 2022 (PDF)

Municipal Stormwater Management Plan (MSWMP) (PDF) (Revised 2007)

Fort Lee SPPP Stormwater Outfalls Map 122120 (PDF)

Click here to visit NJDEP Stormwater website.