CRWP's model downspout disconnection ordinances are recommended as part of a community’s efforts for flood control, erosion control, and water quality protection.

Model Ordinances for Downspout Disconnection.pdf

Please direct your questions regarding the model downspout disconnection ordinances to CRWP staff at (440) 975-3870 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


This model code was developed by Chagrin River Watershed Partners through the Central Lake Erie Basin Collaborative and funded by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. The Collaborative is a network of watershed organizations that work cooperatively to preserve and restore Lake Erie’s watersheds in Northeast Ohio.