What are Best Management Practices?

Best Management Practices (BMPs) are operational activities, prohibitions, maintenance procedures, and other management practices to prevent or reduce the direct or indirect introduction of FOG and insoluble waste into the public sewer. 

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1. What is the purpose of the FOG Ordinance?
2. Who does the Ordinance apply to?
3. Where can I find a copy of the new Ordinance?
4. When will the Ordinance take effect?
5. My business does not prepare food onsite, nor do we have an automatic dishwasher. Does this Ordinance apply to me?
6. I own an auto repair shop. Does this Ordinance affect me?
7. The City already performs FOG inspections at my business--is there anything else I need to do?
8. I opened a new restaurant but have never had a City FOG inspection. How does this Ordinance affect me and what should I do?
9. I lease my business space, is the property owner affected by this Ordinance?
10. What are Best Management Practices?
11. What is the City's FOG Control Program?
12. What is a FOG Waste Discharge Permit (FOG WDP)?
13. Where can I find a copy of the FOG Waste Discharge Permit (FOG WDP) Application?
14. Where can I ask questions?