Stormwater Plan Review
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PWD STORMWATER REGULATIONS ON DEVELOPMENT SITES
This webpage is a resource for developers, engineers, contractors, and property owners who are seeking information about designing, constructing, or maintaining a property that is applicable to the PWD Stormwater Regulations.
CHECK OUT THE REG FINDER
Learn about the Regulations and stormwater management basics.
Design & Permitting
Learn how to design a site to comply with the Stormwater Regulations and the process for obtaining pre-requisite stormwater approvals for city permits.
Learn about the construction process for the installation of stormwater management practices, including inspection by PWD and important resources for contractors.
Learn about maintaining on-site stormwater management practices and rights and responsibilities as a property owner.
Contact Stormwater Plan Review
PWD Stormwater Plan Review
1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Stormwater Plan Review guides private development in Philadelphia to help improve water quality in local rivers and streams.
Stormwater Plan Review is the unit within the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) responsible for reviewing development projects in the City of Philadelphia to ensure compliance with the Stormwater Regulations. These Stormwater Regulations require development projects to manage stormwater on site to help meet the City’s goals of improved water quality. The Stormwater Regulations address a variety of water resource concerns including water quality and quantity, flooding, and impaired stream banks and channels. Stormwater Plan Review provides a range of services relating to the enforcement and implementation of the Stormwater Regulations. This unit reviews approximately 74 development projects per year.