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Green Stormwater Infrastructure

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Project Types Benefits Requirements Get Started: Green Raleigh Review

The City of Raleigh adopted regulations in 2017 to make it easier to include green stormwater features in land development. By using these features, you'll reduce environmental impacts to streams, lakes, and rivers. 

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  • Conserve natural resources
  • More efficient use of a development site
  • Lower construction costs
  • Increase property values

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Get Started: Green Raleigh Review

Use Green Raleigh Review to add green stormwater features and energy efficient practices to your site plan. This process works with site review, bundled site review, and building plans express commercial review. 

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Ben Brown, PE
Stormwater Administrator 

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