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Report Lake and Stormwater Pollution


The City of Orlando’s storm drains empty directly into more than 100 lakes. When it rains, pollution left on our City streets is carried to storm drains and directly to our lakes. The discharge of polluting matter in natural waters is prohibited and can result in fines up to $1,000 per incident, per day. View the City Ordinance here.

Polluting Matter:

  • Chemicals
  • Paints
  • Soaps (even biodegradable)
  • Antifreeze & automotive products
  • Pet waste
  • Silt or soil
  • Degreasers & solvents
  • Lawn Clippings
  • Leaves & branches
  • Pesticides & herbicides
  • Fertilizers
  • Petroleum products (oil, grease, gasoline)


You can prevent pollution and report pollution.


Common Signs of a Violation:

  • Dirty or glistening water flowing down the street
  • Grass clippings or leaves in the street and the appearance of a recently maintained yard
  • An individual blowing, raking or mowing leaves and grass clippings into the street
  • An individual rinsing out a dirty container or emptying a dirty container into the street or a parking lot


To report Stormwater Pollution, call the Stormwater Hotline at 407.246.2370 or send an email to


Information to report to Stormwater Hotline (407.246.2370) or email:

  1. Address of violation
  2. Date/time
  3. Violation
  4. Brief description of the vehicle and/or person(s) involved

Non-Compliance List for Private Storm Systems (Updated: November 22, 2019)

Enforcement DateAddressRepresentative NameGeneral Description
December 20, 2019998 North John Young ParkwayRemove all overgrowth from pond
December 20, 20192815 Silver Star RoadRemove all overgrowth from pond
November 25, 20193884 Villa Rose LaneRepair/replace failed stormwater line
October 4, 2019
6905 Municipal Drive
Return pond bottoms to designed and approved dimensions
November 4, 2019526 North Parramore AvenueRemove sediments from stormline; Return pond bottoms to designed and approved depth
October 31, 20193201 Parkway Center CourtRemove sediment from stormlines and control structure
October 31, 20193866 Shader RoadRemove sediment from stormline; Re-sod
October 9, 2019232 North Orange Blossom TrailRemove sediment and debris from exfiltration lines, storm inlets and detention pond
October 9, 2019410 North Orange Blossom TrailRemove all overgrowth from pond (by the root systems)
October 9, 2019424 North Orange Blossom TrailRemove all overgrowth from ponds (by the root systems)
June 21, 20194177 L B McLeod RoadRedesign gutter system to prevent erosion on swale banks; Permits may be required
April 15, 20192728 East Colonial DriveRemove all overgrowth from southern pond
March 15, 20192300 East Colonial DriveSun TrustThe stormwater manhole on the northeast side of 2300 Hillcrest St is overflowing and causing water to pool on Hillcrest
September 8, 2018700 South Kirkman RoadCircle K StoresRemove sediment from pond and flumes; Repair underdrain cap: Repair erosion; Re-sod
August 10, 20185850 Lakehurst DriveInternational Development Group LLCRemove all overgrowth, trash and debris
July 7, 20189101 Lee Vista BoulevardRepair/replace failed stormwater line; Permits required
January 19, 2018
4601 East Colonial Drive
Best BuyRemove overgrowth trash debris, mow slopes
January 19, 20184545 East Colonial Drive
Havertys Furniture
Mow slopes, Remove overgrowth, Repair fence
March 31, 20155600 Westgate BoulevardMajestic Life MinistriesRepair/replace failed stormwater line; Repair erosion; Permits may be required
December 9, 20111125 South Semoran BoulevardOh Que Bueno RestaurantReturn storm system to designed and approved dimensions or redesign to accommodate for proper stormwater storage and treatment. Permits required.