What are some examples of illicit discharges?

Per the City of Lynchburg Ordinance (Sec. 16.2-71) examples of illicit discharge include the following:

  • Paint being poured into or near the storm drain system
  • Changing oil or antifreeze over or near a storm structure
  • Dumping grease into the storm drain system

A complete list of non-permitted discharges can be found here City Code 16.2-71.

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1. What is an illicit discharge?
2. What is not an illicit discharge?
3. What are some examples of illicit discharges?
4. What information should be reported when calling in an illicit discharge?
5. Is yard waste an illicit discharge?
6. Where can used motor oil be thrown away?
7. Is water from swimming pools considered an illicit discharge?
8. What is an illicit connection?
9. What is the penalty for violators?