Appendix II: Detailed Assessment Approaches and Methodologies

​​​​​C. Stormwater Management – Programmatic Assessment Outline​

1. Watershed Protection and Planning Tools to Improve Local Stormwater Management Programs

2. Protection Measures

​a. Streams and water resource protection

    • Stream Buffer Plan
    • Reforestation and Protection of Contiguous Forests
    • Sensitive Areas Protection (see Sensitive Areas Element)

b. Sustainability

    • Capturing and Reusing Stormwater Runoff
      • ​​Criteria for Stormwater Harvesting, i.e., rain barrels and cisterns
      • Design Consideration
      • Calculating Stormwater Volume Reduction

c. Mapping

    • Storm Drain Systems
    • Stormwater BMPs
    • Forest Coverage
    • Streams, Rivers, etc.
    • Water Quality Indicators
    • Sensitive Areas
    • Wetlands
    • Endangered Species

3. Development Strategy​

  • Avoidance
  • Minimization
  • Mitigation

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