The Town's level of service regarding drainage system maintenance is detailed in the latest adopted Stormwater Drainage System Management Policy (October 27, 2011). The summary of this document is as follows:
The Town of Farragut is responsible for the administration and enforcement of stormwater and drainage management regulations and associated inspections, including maintenance of the stormwater and drainage system located in public rights-of-way along public streets and other public lands. Additionally, the Town is responsible for the administration and enforcement of floodplain management regulations and associated inspections.
The Town of Farragut is not responsible for the maintenance of stormwater and drainage features located on private property nor within easements on private property.
Private property owners are solely responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of stormwater and drainage features located on their property. Said stormwater and drainage features include (nonexclusively): a good surface cover such as grass to minimize erosion, drainage easements, pipes, open grass swales, detention/retention/sediment basins, oil/water separators, rainwater harvesting systems, pervious paving systems, rain gardens, proprietary water treatment devices etc.
THE TOWN OF FARRAGUT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DEVIATE FROM THIS POLICY FOR THE HEALTH, WELFARE, AND SAFETY OF THE COMMUNITY
Should you need more detailed information regarding the policy, you may download it in .pdf format by following this link.Stormwater Drainage System Maintenance Policy