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Stormwater Management


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Scarborough is working on ways to best manage drainage and stormwater within the community. The Technical Division’s stormwater management duties include:

  • Review and approval of drainage and stormwater design for new or re-development
  • Coordination with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on stormwater design review, approval and compliance
  • Administration and compliance with the stormwater and pollution requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act (as known as NPDES)
  • Drainage and stormwater maintenance and cleaning of public infrastructure
  • Drainage and stormwater improvements of public infrastructure as part of capital improvement projects
  • Stormwater and watershed planning, including exploring newer stormwater approaches, standards and stormwater planning on a watershed basis

Public Notice

The Town of Scarborough will file a Notice of Intent to comply with the Maine General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems, issued 10/15/2020 (MER041000 W009170-5Y-C-R), and an associated Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The NOI and SWMP will be filed on or about March 31, 2021