Sec. 16.2-3. Authority.
(a) The provisions of this chapter are adopted pursuant to The Virginia Stormwater Management Act, Article 2.3 (§62.1-44.15:27 et seq.) of Chapter 3.1 of Title 62.1, of the Code of Virginia, which enables counties, cities and towns to prepare and adopt a stormwater management program and implementing ordinance. The application of this chapter and the provisions expressed herein shall be the minimum stormwater management requirements and shall not be deemed a limitation or repeal of any other powers granted by the state statute.
(b) Except as specifically provided here in the stormwater management standards contained in this ordinance are based on the stormwater regulations adopted by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Federal government. (Ord. No. O-01-079, 4-24-01, eff. 5-1-01; Ord. No. O-07-047, 4-10-07; Ord. No. O-14-070, 6-10-14)