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Polluted Runoff: Nonpoint Source (NPS) Pollution

Urban Runoff: Model Ordinances for Open Space Development

The model open space ordinance contains language that fosters development that is substantially consistent with many local zoning standards yet allows for modifications from the original standards to ensure appropriate, fair, and consistent decision making. The model ordinance sets guidelines for management of open space and the amount of open space required on a site, but it is not intended to be a "one size fits all" document.

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