Storm drains are meant to carry rain water and nothing else.  Instances of sediment and soil erosion or dumping materials into a storm drain are violations of the Unified Development Ordinance, Section 12-7-2(h) and section 12-7-2(k)1.


Learn more about or report illicit discharge.


Contact Information


If you see emergency sediment, erosion or illicit discharge violations within the city limits during normal business hours 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. call 828-232-4567.

After normal business hours or on weekends and holidays please contact our on call duty officer 828-251-1122.