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Storm Water Master Plan

Storm Water Master Plan
The City of Norman’s Storm Water Master Plan includes recommendations related to Stormwater Phase II requirements, a Trails/Greenway Master Plan, new floodplain mapping, capital improvement projects, proposed water quality enhancements, drainage easement issues, and financing options.  The City of Norman adopted Resolution No. R-1011-120 , a resolution adopting the Storm Water Master Plan Final Report, on June 28th, 2011. 

You can find printed copies of the Storm Water Master Plan at the following locations:

Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster Avenue
Norman Chamber of Commerce, 115 E. Gray Street
City of Norman, City Clerk’s Office, 201 West Gray, Main Municipal Building
City of Norman, Public Works Department, 201 West Gray, Building A

The final plan is also accessible here:
Storm Water Master Plan Executive Summary
Storm Water Master Plan Final Report

Storm Water Master Plan Video



History of the Storm Water Master Plan

In the summer of 2007, the City of Norman selected the firm of Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan, Inc. (PBS&J), an engineering, planning and architecture firm, to lead in the study and development of a plan for stormwater management and greenbelt/trails corridor planning. Joining PBS&J in this effort was Vieux, Inc., a local engineering technology firm, as well as Halff Associates that focused on developing a greenbelt/trail master plan. Educating the public on stormwater and greenbelt/trail issues, obtaining input and information from the public on these issues, and working closely with the city staff were of utmost importance and key elements for a successful project. The primary goals of the study and subsequent overall plan were to gain a clear understanding of how stormwater and greenbelt/trail corridors impact our city as well as to develop a plan to manage those elements of our environment in a way that they become resources in building a better Norman.


Interested in more information on how the Storm Water Master Plan was developed?

Check out the links below:


Storm Water Master Plan – Citizen Task Force
Storm Water Master Plan – City of Norman Project Team
Events and Meetings
City of Norman Study Area Map
City of Norman Schedule of Study