City of Glenarden, MD

Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Grant Program - Opens September 1, 2022

The City of Glenarden has been severly affected by stormwater runoff with flooding impacting many residents each year. To assist homeowners and promote environmentally friendly mitigation efforts, the City Council passed legislation to establish a Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Grant Program. This program will provide a rebate to property
COG-Stormwater-BMP-Grant-Program_Image owners that install stormwater best management practices that help to enhance the water quality of the stormwater runoff and/or decrease the amount of stormwater runoff that enters the stormwater drainage system.

The total program grant is $200,000 funded by the American Rescue Plan Act monies. Each residential homeowner (one per address) will be allowed to apply to receive a reimbursement of up to $2,000 for any qualifying costs related to:

a. Bio-retention cells/Rain gardens installation
b. Permeable pavement installation
c. Rain barrels installation
d. Streambank stabilization
e. Soil quality restoration

Applications will be received and pre-approved on a rolling basis beginning September 1, 2022 until the allocated grant funding has been exhausted. Upon receipt of a pending pre-approval, applicants must enter into a grant agreement with the City. Work cannot proceed until the grant agreement has been signed and the application has been pre-approved by the City. 

For more information and to apply click here.