The City of Garden Grove administers, implements and enforces the requirements of the North Orange County Municipal Storm Water Permit. This permit is issued by the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board and is updated every five years. The permit describes activities the City, its businesses and residents shall follow in an effort to reduce and prevent pollutants from entering the storm drain system and contaminating the environment.

The City of Garden Grove’s Municipal Storm Water Quality Ordinance is available for review in Title 6 Health and Sanitation, Chapter 6.40.

The City of Garden Grove's Local Implementation Plan (LIP) explains how City officials will implement procedures to insure compliance with their NPDES permit. The LIP explains specifics governing water quality and construction activities, commercial business activities, industrial activities, residential living and municipal activities.

For additional information you can also visit the Orange County Storm Water Program website.