Illicit Discharge Reporting

Illicit discharge are any discharge to an MS4 not composed entirely of stormwater.  This means that anything other than rainwater that is directed to streams or water ways are illicit discharges. Examples include:

  • Effluent from septic tanks
  • Untreated waste from industrial facilities
  • Concrete Washout from construction sites

By City Ordinance Chapter 56, illicit discharges are illegal and punishable by fines up to $1,000. If you encounter an illicit discharge we encourage you to report them by calling Bardstown City Hall on 502-348-5947 or by using the form below:



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Comments: Please use this space to describe the location and nearest address of the illicit discharge along with any other information you can provide.