Developers! Make your development plans more “green” by using green stormwater infrastructure on your next project. Here are a few benefits:
- These features serve many purposes in required landscape area. This decreases landscaping and stormwater management costs. And, stormwater management doesn't “compete” for a site’s available land area.
- Features in the right-of-way manage stormwater coming from streets. This makes more land area available for other uses. It also reduces infrastructure costs.
- There is more flexibility in a site’s development design when you use these features.
- Choose from more stormwater treatment options in Watershed Protection Overlay Districts. It's a good alternative to traditional practices, like wet ponds. These options reduce stormwater velocity, volume, and pollution.