The purpose of this page is to provide residents, business owners, contractors and visitors to the area an educational opportunity to better understand the value of stormwater so we can best protect the water resources of the community. The stormwater page will highlight the efforts done by the City to provide stormwater management and provides a resource to developers and citizens for compliance with local, state and federal stormwater ordinances and laws.

City of Brainerd's MS4 Permit

Education & Outreach

Initiatives related to pollution prevention/good housekeeping activities


Funding is provided through the City's Storm Water Utility.

Storm Water Projects


City ordinances related to storm water:

City of Brainerd Standard Operating Procedures and Enforcement Response Plan

The City of Brainerd's Standard Operating Procedures for enforcement of stormwater ordinances and regulations per the City's MS4 (Municipal Seperate Storm Sewer System) Permit administered throgh the MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency).

Storm Water Management Plans

Best Management Practices

More Storm Water Information

Public Feedback

Public Comment & Complaint Procedure

The City would like feedback on its storm water ordinances, policies and SWPPP. If you have any questions, comments, complaints, or input on storm water related issues please give us a call at 218-828-2307 or email us.

Report Illicit Discharges

To report illegal dumping or illicit discharges into the storm sewer system, please call us at 218-828-2307 or email us.