Illicit Discharge Laws

Illicit dischargeIn order to protect water quality, Sumter County will be increasing monitoring of discharges entering the storm drainage system and natural waterways. This includes illegal connections to the drainage system as well as direct dumping or pouring of pollutants into storm drains, ditches, streams or on the ground.  The following link provides more information on these "Illicit Discharge" laws, including information about pollutants, tips for businesses, the official ordinance language, and resource for proper disposal of household hazardous waste, motor oil and other harmful substances.

Illicit Discharge Laws