Low Impact Development

New Edition of LID Handbook Released

Dear Clean Water Supporter: The Bureau of Sanitation is pleased to present the 4th Edition of the  Development Best Management Practices Handbook – Part B: Planning Activities. The 4th Edition incorporates Low Impact Development (LID) principals and strategies that will assist developers in meeting the requirements of the pending LID Ordinance and is presented in…

Attend the 5/5 LID Meeting and Comment on the Handbook

Dear Clean Water Supporter: Much has happened since our previous Low Impact Development (LID) stakeholder meeting in January. We have completed the first draft of the LID Handbook and are pleased to provide it to you for your review and comment. Our staff has also been working with the City Attorney’s Office on finalizing the…

LID Ordinance Stakeholder Meeting on May 5

Dear Clean Water Supporter: Much has happened since our last LID stakeholder meeting in January. Our City staff has begun working with the City Attorney’s Office on finalizing the language of the Ordinance and we’ve retained Geosyntec Consultants to assist us with the preparation of the LID Technical Handbook.   With work on both fronts…

The Lowdown on LA’s Low Impact Development

If you visited the LA Stormwater blog in recent weeks, you would have likely noticed postings on the Low Impact Development Ordinance (LID). In late 2009, the City of Los Angeles proposed a LID Ordinance, which would dramatically improve water quality in our city by incorporating LID strategies into the City’s already-existing stormwater requirements for…

Reminder: LID Ordinance Stakeholder Meeting on Thursday

Dear Clean Water Supporter: We wanted to remind you to attend this week’s Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance Stakeholder Meeting. The meeting details are as follows: Date:  Thursday, January 20, 2011 Time:  1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location:  City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation, Media Technical Center 2714 Media Center Drive Los Angeles, CA …

LID Ordinance Stakeholder Meeting Scheduled for January 20, 2011

Dear Clean Water Supporter: We invite you to attend a Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance Stakeholder Meeting. The meeting details are as follows: Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation, Media Technical Center 2714 Media Center Drive Los Angeles, CA  90065 Upstairs Training…

LID Ordinance Passes City Council!

If you haven’t already heard, allow us to be the bearers of some great news – the Los Angeles Low Impact Development Ordinance passed City Council! On Friday, December 17 the City Council passed the LID Ordinance on unanimous consent on the very last council meeting of the year. If you want to check out…

LID Ordinance Scheduled for December 17 City Council Meeting

Dear Clean Water Supporter: On December 14, 2010, the Los Angeles City Council’s Energy and the Environment Committee forwarded the proposed Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance* to the City Council be considered at their meeting on Friday, December 17, 2010. The agenda for the meeting is available for viewing through this link. The LID Ordinance…

LID Ordinance at 12/14 Energy and Environment Meeting

Dear Clean Water Supporter: The Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance* has been scheduled to be reviewed and discussed at a special meeting of the Los Angeles City Council Energy and the Environment Committee meeting on December 14, 2010. The agenda for the meeting is available to view through this link. Here are the details regarding…

LID Ordinance Continued to December 14, 2010 Meeting of Energy and the Environment Committee

Dear Clean Water Supporter, The proposed Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance was discussed at the December 7, 2010 meeting of the Los Angeles City Council’s Energy and the Environment Committee.   Committee members voted to continue the LID Ordinance to a special meeting of the Energy and the Environment Committee on Tuesday, December 14, 2010.…

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