Action Item 2.1.3.2: Limit impervious surfaces

In reviewing development, consider incentives and infrastructure to create better managed runoff recharge by limiting impervious surfaces. This action step should begin in the short term and continue through the long term.1
  • 1. Limiting impervious surfaces might lead to adverse impact of groundwater in Zone II’s; this should be a tiered system depending on the sensitivity of a site’s location.
Priority: 
2nd Highest
Timing: 
New Sustained Action (start by 2015 and continue through 2030)
Regulatory?: 
Yes
Primary Inventory Element: 
Land Use
Other Inventory Elements: 
Natural Resources
Lead Owner: 
Planning Department<i> </i>
Other Owners: 
Engineering Department
Health Department
Planning Board
Selectmen

Comments

From ACES: Limiting impervious surfaces might lead to adverse impact of groundwater in Zone II’s; this should be a tiered system depending on the sensitivity of a site’s location. Add Engineering as Other Owner.