Greening Your Community

This series of five fact sheets helps community officials, residents, and others understand the benefits of Low Impact Development (LID), Green Infrastructure (GI), and sustainable design. From reduced flooding and improved water quality to lower maintenance costs and increased property value, these fact sheets will help communities navigate the many aspects of LID and put them to use, and include cost breakdowns, success stories, and answers to frequently asked questions.


green infrastructure; GI; low impact development; LID; sustainable design; conservation; restoration; zoning; stormwater

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