The Town of Waynesville utilizes it’s Stormwater Management Plan to improve local water quality and comply with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit and the applicable provisions of the Clean Water Act. To address the needs of the community and local waterways, the Stormwater Management Plan comprises Public Education and Outreach, Public Participation, Post-Construction Site Runoff Controls, Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping, IDDE (Illicit Discharge, Detention and Elimination), and Annual Self-Assessments.

Town of Waynesville Outfall Map

Town of Waynesville MS4 Public Education Poster

Other Resources to Explore:

EPA Stormwater Program

NC DEQ Stormwater Program 

WNC Stormwater Partnership 

Haywood Waterways Association- Public Education and Engagement 

Key Stormwater Definitions 

Why is stormwater run-off an issue? 

Best Management Practices (BMP's) 

Waynesville Stormwater Ordinances 

Stormwater questions or to report an illicit discharge:

1) During regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Call: (828) 456-8647 

or contact Haywood Waterways


Call: (828) 476-4667 EXT 10

2) After hours and holidays

Call: (828) 456-5363

3) Other resources

NC State Sediment and Erosion Control

Call: 1-866-STOPMUD 

NC DEQ hotline

Call: 1-800-STOP-MUD

When calling, please be prepared to share the following information: