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Low Impact Development Guidebook

This Low Impact Development (LID) Guidebook provides planning and design guidance to promote and encourage the application of appropriate and cost effective LID principles and strategies for new and redevelopment projects in the Sierra Nevada.

Chapter 1 - Introduction to the Guidebook

Chapter 2 - Applications and Benefits of Low Impact Development

Chapter 3 - Low Impact Development Planning and Design Process

Chapter 4 - LID Site Design and Runoff Management Measures

Appendix A - Recommended Plants and Trees

Appendix B - Homewood Pilot Project

Appendix C - LID Case Studies

Appendix D - Planning and Regulatory Framework for LID

Appendix E - Resources for More Information

Appendix F - Tools for Planning, Selecting and Designing LID Strategies for Projects in Placer County

Glossary and References