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Stormwater Ordinances
Stormwater Management Practices & Regulations
The City of Elgin has adopted the Kane County Stormwater Ordinance with amendments as provided in Title 21 of the Elgin Municipal Code.

This ordinance establishes specific stormwater management practices for new development within the City of Elgin. These regulations are designed to:
  • Protect the health and safety of the public
  • Preserve and enhance the natural functions of watercourses wetlands and flood plains
  • Provide aesthetic benefits to the community
  • Improve water quality