"Miscellaneous Ordinances" section captures ordinances that
are important for protection of water resources, but do not fall into
the other model ordinance categories listed here. This section includes
the following ordinances:
Travis Nonpoint Source Ordinance: This ordinance outlines techniques
required to meet nonpoint source goals in Lake Travis, near Austin,
Utility Ordinance from Takoma Park, MD: This ordinance provides
the legal authority necessary to establish a stormwater utility, and
establishes the fee structure to fund it.
of Development Rights Ordinance from Sarasota, FL: This ordinance
allows for the transfer of development rights, in order to direct development
to designated areas, while protecting other areas from development.
Course Management Guidelines from Baltimore County, MD: This
guidance document provides information on the proper management of golf
and Watercourses Ordinance from Croton-on-Hudson, NY: This ordinance
protects wetlands by restricting development and requiring techniques
and measures to prevent pollution for development near wetlands.
Conservation Ordinance from Frederick County, MD: This ordinance
protects forest resources by restricting the amount of forest that can
be cleared on a development site, and requiring tree planting to mitigate