The state water board recently released this draft regulation. It’s a draft permit for construction storm water and has a large impact for local governments.

The draft regulation sets statewide rules for storm water runoff at construction sites, which can be costly to developers and local government.

Initially released last year, this draft led to plenty of controversy – including 1,000 comment letters to the state board. hosts a large inventory of detailed staff reports from local government across California, organized by topic. Rather than local government representatives having to reinvent the wheel on each public policy issue, public administrators can use to find ideas and examples from other local governments.

Submit your city’s staff report by e-mailing