Can the storm drain inlet on my street be altered?
Storm drain inlets are intended to capture street drainage and maintain safe travel on streets during flooding events. The size and shape of the storm drain inlets are required to ensure that flooding does not occur. Restrictions to these openings are not permitted, as they have the potential to cause clogging or reduced capacity resulting in adverse flooding impacts to property and emergency access routes. Take appropriate precautions near these facilities. For your safety, never open, climb in or attempt to retrieve items from a storm drain inlet. To report accidental or illegal dumping down the storm drain, please call the Stormwater Hotline, 720-733-2235.

Show All Answers

1. Where can I find information regarding drainage requirements on residential construction?
2. Can I store landscape materials in the street for my house project?
3. When am I required to install landscaping at my new house?
4. Where do I submit a mosquito annoyance complaint or information request?
5. What can I do about the excessive water and ice that constantly flows over my sidewalk?
6. Can the storm drain inlet on my street be altered?
7. Who may I contact to address soil erosion in the open space near my property?
8. Who may I contact to request maintenance of the drainage facilities on or near my property?
9. How may I request a review of the monthly stormwater utility fee for my commercial property?
10. Who should I call if I am aware of accidental or illegal dumping down the storm drain?
11. Where does the water that leaves my street go?
12. What is a drainage swale?
13. My lender is requiring flood insurance. What do I do?