Here’s how you can get a discount on your Philadelphia stormwater bill for your community garden
Good news! Thanks to a Philadelphia city program, eligible community gardens
The discount is designed for community gardens where:
- The property’s principal use is for growing plants
- A community group or other non-profit operates the garden for
- Stormwater is sustainably managed on at least 80 percent of the property
More details about requirements can be found on the Philadelphia Water Dept. website and within the Stormwater Management Service Charge Community Garden Discount application form.
When completed, send your application and your documentation to
Stormwater Billing Program
Philadelphia Water Department
1101 Market St., 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
If you have questions about the process or would like to request a printed copy of the form, call 215 685 6244 or email email@example.com
Members of the Philadelphia Water Dept. Stormwater Billing team are happy to work with community garden members interested in applying for this discount.
Apply for this now (PDF), see the Letter of Consent, navigate to the Stormwater Parcel Viewer, or explore related resources below!
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