What is Low Impact Development?

Low Impact Development or LID is a stormwater management approach and site-design technique that emphasizes water infiltration, values water as a resource and promotes the use of natural systems to treat water runoff. Low impact development is a way to mimic the natural process and to avoid water pollution.

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1. When do I need a Grading/ESC Permit?
2. What is Low Impact Development?
3. What are Low Impact Development Practices?
4. How does Low Impact Development affect Owatonna?