Commercial Best Management Practices
Commercial Stormwater Flood and Water Quality Systems
Most commercial properties have ponds and other stormwater systems to manage their pollution and stormwater. These systems require inspections and maintenance. Commercial systems often have heavier usage and impacts that neighborhood systems. Systems that do not function properly can create flooding or access issues that can lead to property damage or loss of business - so it is important that Commercial property owners schedule and perform inspections and maintenance.
Stormwater ponds are the most common practice that help manage flooding and water quality. There are also many other new "Best Management Practices" (BMPs) such as underground detention, bioretention, green roofs, pervious pavement and others that are being used in new developments that also require maintenance and inspections.
Please visit our "Post-Construction Process" page to find out more information on BMP maintenance requirements for your property. Systems built after 2007, and which implemented some type of BMP, will be responsible for annual inspections and periodic maintenance to ensure BMP function and performance.
Managing Pollution from Business Activities
How to be a Green Business
Most businesses generate some type of pollution but there are practices that can be implemented to reduce your impact and provide environmentally responsible services. Please use the PDFs below to find out more information on how you, your business, and employees can minimize your impact on stormwater pollution in the Town of Mount Pleasant. Town staff has access to some of the materials for the items below if you would like to have them for your business. Please contact us to obtain materials.
- General Business
- Paint Industry
- Restaurant Industry
- Automobile Repair Shop
- Landscaping Company
- Commercial Waste and Septic Tank Practices
- Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG)
Don't see your business or want additional resources? Supplemental material is available at the following websites: