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Storm Water Management

After Hours Emergency: 330-896-6610

After Hours Emergency: (330) 896-6610

Dave Perrine

The Storm Water Division oversees the maintenance and repair operations of approximately 500 linear miles of storm water damage systems within the City.


Dave Perrine, Storm Water Supervisor

Telephone: (330) 896-6924



The Storm Water Division is responsible for the following:

  • Repair of easement of storm water management systems
  • Crossover pipe installations
  • Right-of-Way driveway pipe maintenance
  • Cleaning and repair of underground drainage systems
  • Culvert installations
  • Supplement CIP system improvements/repairs
  • All other drainage maintenance and repairs as required


Ditch enclosures may be constructed by the property owner or a contractor. It is the responsibility of the property owner to provide construction access across right-of-way drainage, including installation of a properly sized culvert pipe, appropriate backfill material, and drive apron. Driveway and ditch enclosure permits can be obtained through the Zoning Department and require Engineering Department inspection.


Public Drainage Way

A Public Drainage Way is a natural or manmade watercourse, drainage marshy area, detention, or retention pond that exists in a public right-of-way, land owned by the City of Green or a public dedicated drainage access on private property.

An easement is defined as the right-of-use over or in the property of another, granted by homeowner for specific public or semi-public purposes and accepted by City Council for such use by, or on behalf of the public.

The following criteria is used when managing storm water issues:

  1. Loss of Life or Reduction in Public Safety
  2. Major Property Damage
  3. Potential for Major Property Damage
  4. Minor Property Damage
  5. Potential for Minor Potential Damage
  6. Minor Nuisance Flooding


Private Drainage Way

A Private Drainage Way is a natural or manmade watercourse, drainage marshy area, detention, or retention pond that exists on private land vacant of any public right-of-way drainage access. Property owners of private drainage areas are also required to provide maintenance to those drainage systems that may impact the nearby property owners.