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1. What is stormwater?
2. Who benefits from a stormwater management program?
3. What is the Stormwater Ordinance?
4. What is the purpose of the Stormwater Design Manual?
5. What information do I have to submit to obtain a stormwater plan review?
6. What is a stormwater utility?
7. Why do we have a stormwater utility fee?
8. What other sources of revenue fund stormwater management?
9. Why is a stormwater utility the best solution to fund stormwater drainage needs?
10. Why can't the county's general fund pay for the needs?
11. How is a fee different from a tax?
12. What is an impervious surface?
13. Are gravel surfaces considered impervious surface?
14. I need my ditches cleaned, how do I make a request?
15. How do I know if I need to obtain a "Land Disturbance Permit" from the Georgetown County Stormwater Division?
16. What do I need to do if I want to develop property (Commercial, residential, subdivision, etc.) to ultimately receive a Georgetown County Land Disturbance Permit?
17. Do I need an encroachment permit? How can I apply for one?
18. How can citizens find out about drainage problems or drainage projects within the County?
19. Why can’t the County fix all of the drainage systems (ditches, pipes, swales, etc.) throughout the County?
20. Who can I contact for more information?

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1. How and when will I be billed?
2. I think my bill may be calculated incorrectly. What should I do?
3. When is my payment due?
4. How will billing be handled for stores that are leasing space in a building owned by someone else?
5. Will other governmental properties and Georgetown County properties in the unincorporated areas be charged the fee?
6. What if I refuse to pay?

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1. Can I reduce the amount of my fee by controlling the runoff from my property?
2. What can I do to get a credit?
3. Are you going to offer credits for residential properties?

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1. Why don't the developers pay for this? Isn't growth causing the problem?
2. What is the responsibility of new development?

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1. Who pays the fee?
2. I represent a tax-exempt organization. Do we have to pay the stormwater fees?
3. How often will I receive a stormwater utility bill?
4. What is an Equivalent Runoff Unit (ERU)?
5. What will owners of single-family residential properties pay?
6. What will owners of non-single-family residential properties pay?
7. Who will pay the fees for public buildings?
8. Why is impervious area being used to determine the fee?
9. Why not just bill a flat fee instead of incurring the administrative costs to determine everyone's impervious surface?
10. Will the fee change in the future?
11. Will the impervious area calculation be exact?

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1. How much money will the stormwater utility raise?
2. How will the money be spent?
3. Will there be public input on the capital projects?
4. Who manages the money?
5. Will there be a checks and balances system to monitor the spending?
6. Will we ever catch up with the backlog of drainage projects and improvements needed in the county?