City of Buffalo, NY
Erie County
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[Adopted 7-20-2004, effective 8-2-2004]
A. 
All new parking lots or other new paved and drained areas where the collected stormwater load would surpass that of the sewer system into which it would discharge shall have a complete stormwater retention system designed by an architect or engineer and approved by the Chief Plumbing Inspector and the Sewer Authority, as part of their construction.
B. 
In all cases where a change in the potential peak amount of stormwater collected from a paved and drained parking lot, other paved and drained area, or drained collection area would create a new stormwater load that would be larger than the load capacity of the storm drainage system through which, or the sewer system into which, it discharges, a complete stormwater retention system designed and drawn by an architect or engineer and approved by the Chief Plumbing Inspector and the Sewer Authority shall be installed.