Low Impact Development

Proposed LID Ordinance To Be Heard at December 7 Energy and the Environment Committee Meeting

Dear Clean Water Supporter: The proposed Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance* has been scheduled to be reviewed and discussed at the December 7, 2010 meeting of the Energy and the Environment Committee. The agenda for the meeting is available to view through this link. Here are the details regarding the Energy and the Environment meeting:…

LID Ordinance at Energy & Environment Council Committee on December 7th

Dear Clean Water Supporter, The proposed Los Angeles Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance* will be scheduled to be heard at the December 7, 2010 meeting of the City Council’s Energy and Environment Committee. We will provide details regarding the time and location of the meeting once the agenda has been finalized. This is an important…

Low Impact Development Ordinance Meeting on November 4 at 1:30p.m.

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, November 4, 2010 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation, Media Technical Center, 2714 Media Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065, Upstairs Training…

Consideration of LID Ordinance at Energy & Environment Council Committee

Due to a scheduling conflict, the proposed Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance will not be considered by the Energy and Environment Council Committee at their July 20, 2010 meeting. The Committee will schedule the LID Ordinance for a future meeting once the City Council returns in September from their recess. We apologize for any inconvenience this…

Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance and Handbook Update

Legislative action, meetings, committees selected – we have a lot to update you on regarding the City of Los Angeles Low Impact Development Ordinance and its related handbook. Here is what’s going on: Mayor’s Office Completes Review of LID Ordinance We’re pleased to report that the Mayor’s office has completed its review of the proposed…

Be a Part of Putting Together the City’s LID Handbook!

The City of LA’s Low Impact Development (LID) ordinance is moving forward and the Bureau of Sanitation wants to make sure its landmark LID guidelines will best serve our community. In a unique and transparent effort, the LA Stormwater Program will be coordinating the efforts of public officials, stakeholders, private industry and the general citizenry…

Board Passes Low Impact Development Ordinance!

The Stormwater Program is excited to announce that on January 15, 2010 the Low Impact Development (LID) ordinance was approved by a unanimous City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works’ vote. The ordinance will require 100% of runoff from a storm of three-quarter-inch magnitude to be captured or reused at new homes, larger commercial…

Reminder: LID Ordinance Hearing on January 15, 2010

Dear Clean Water Supporter, We are excited to kick off 2010 with a proposed Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance that will be heard by the City of Los Angeles, Board of Public Works on Friday, January 15, 2010. The Board of Public Works will consider this LID Ordinance at 9:30 a.m. on January 15, 2010;…

Community Input Shapes LID Ordinance: What Folks Are Saying & How We’re Listening

So far the City of Los Angeles Stormwater Program has held five public meetings on the Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance from October-December of this year. The reason for these meetings is simple: your input is important to us! Without it, we have no way to gauge the support we ultimately need to move forward…

Why is LA proposing a Low Impact Development ordinance?

The City of Los Angeles is proposing a LID ordinance for a number of reasons. First and foremost, LID will dramatically improve water quality in our city. By capturing and either infiltrating or using rainwater more effectively, on a larger scale, our oceans will be cleaner. Beach goers will thank us, not to mention marine…

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