The storm sewer system includes the inlets (storm drains) and gutters on street as well as pipes and outfalls, where the stormwater enters the Bay and Ocean. The City implements its NPDES Permit in conjunction with the Monterey Regional Stormwater Management Program in order to reduce the discharge of pollutants from the City.
State Water Resources Control Board – NPDES Permit Requirements
Monterey Regional Stormwater Management Program
Pacific Grove Area of Special Biological Significance
Preventing Water Pollution
Stormwater Information for Businesses
To report illegal dumping to the street, waterways, or the storm drain system, please call the Public Works Department at (831) 648-5722. After hours, call the after-hours emergency number at (831) 648-3143.