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Permeable and Sustainable Landscaping

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this page is a work in progress and should be viewed strictly as informative.
 
Note: All landscaping must adhere to s.295-405

 

Diagram showing sustainable landscaping in the form of a bioswale. 

 

Often times, space does not allow for the placement of a bioswale around the perimeter of a parking lot.  This diagram shows how permeable pavement can become a sustainable storm water solution that does not take away any square footage from the parking lot.

 

Photos/Examples:

Example of storm water management technique used at The Brewery development
   The Energy Exchange Building at 4121 S. 6th Street  retains 100% of storm water on site through the use of permeable paving, rain gardens, green roofs, bioswales and cistern.
  A close up view of pervious pavement 
  Large scale office parking lot that uses brick pavers for its surface to allow water to penetrate below. 

 

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