Stormwater Management Ordinance

The County adopted a Stormwater Management Ordinance, Chapter 60 in response to comprehensive new Virginia stormwater regulations which became effective in 2014.

Stormwater management plays a major role in Arlington’s efforts toward flood resiliency.

To learn about the Land Disturbing Activity/Stormwater permit, how to determine if you need one, and updated September 2021 requirements, go to the Land Disturbing Activity/Stormwater Permit Overview.  

LDA/Stormwater Permit Overview

For how to apply for a Land Disturbing Activity/Stormwater permit, forms, templates, and construction tips and guidance, go to the Land Disturbing Activity/Stormater Permit Details

LDA/Stormwater Permit Details

The Arlington County Permit Office is  CLOSED for in-person customer service. Many services are available online. Learn more.