Storm Water Management

Mobile's Storm Water
Program Update

In October 2014, the City of Mobile received a new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) Permit for its storm water program. As required by this new NPDES Permit, the City has initiated an effort to routinely update its Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) Plan. The SWMP Plan describes the activities performed by the City to help improve the quality of storm water discharged from the storm sewer system. The link below will provide you with an Adobe Acrobat version of the SWMP Plan.

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Keep Mobile Beautiful, in partnership with AT&T wireless, offers area residents the opportunity to report drivers or passengers who litter from a vehicle.

LITTER FINE AND COURT COSTS: $432

Mobile's Litter Ordinance, 25-054, prohibits deliberate littering or allowing litter to blow from the back of trucks. Litter may include but is not limited to - paper, plastic, diapers, cigarette butts, bottles, cans glass, fast food wrappers, disposable packages or plastic bags.

To report littering using AT &T wireless dial #KMB or #562.

Others may call 208-6025.

Please leave the following on the voice mail:

  • Vehicle tag number
  • Brief description or model of vehicle
  • Litter came from driver, passenger or the back of a truck
  • Location/intersection
  • What was tossed

Keep Mobile Beautiful will retrieve the information and forward it to the Mobile Police Department. They will send a letter to the registered owner of the vehicle informing them that they had broken the law and that, if an officer had witnessed the act, a ticket for $432 (fine and court costs) could have been issued.

Help Keep Mobile Beautiful. Report a Litterbug today.

Did You Know?

Storm water collects, mixes and drains exposed material on the surface such as litter, trash, dirt, metals, oil, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, paint, and other illicit discharges/improper disposals. Since storm water is not treated, these pollutants are directly discharged to our creeks, rivers, and other bodies of water.

View the City of Mobile Litter Ordinance

View Litter FAQs


Mayor Stimpson Litter PSA