Around the world, cities are adopting green infrastructure to help store, absorb and filter precipitation. Green infrastructure can be implemented on a small site scale, neighborhood scale or community-wide scale and performs two important functions — protecting water quality and reducing the quantity of stormwater runoff.
This website provides tools and resources related to policy, planning and mapping, financing and maintenance to help you explore how green infrastructure could be incorporated into your community.
Download the entire workbook or one of its main sections.
- Tackling Barriers to Green Infrastructure: An Audit of Municipal Codes and Ordinances (complete workbook)
- Community Scoping Worksheet
- Codes and Ordinances Audit Tool
- What’s the Impact
- Sample Zoning Definitions for Green Infrastructure Practices
- Green Infrastructure Resources