Every property in Lakewood regardless of location
contributes to storm runoff from roofs, driveways, parking lots and other hard
surfaces. Runoff must be managed to:
- Protect lives.
- Decrease frequency and severity of flooding.
- Reduce damage to
homes, businesses and private property.
- Protect roads, recreational
trails, parks and other community assets that can affect everyone in the city
when damaged or destroyed.
- Remove the 100 year flood plain from around
- Provide better environment for businesses and
others to invest in properties in Lakewood.
property owners pay an annual service charge to the City’s Stormwater Management
Utility to maintain, repair and improve the stormwater drainage system – what
residents often think as the storm sewer. The utility also works to identify and
eliminate sources of pollution entering the drainage system.
New rates for 2016
A new rate will be reflected on the
annual bills for the service charge beginning in 2016.
Single-family homeowners: $3.70 per month ($44.40 per
Commercial property owners: get an
estimate of your 2016 annual bill by calling 303-987-7615.