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Low Impact Development

Travis County Affordable & Green Development Practices

Consider opportunities, flexibility of regulations, and advantages of storm water management alternatives available for land development

What Is Low Impact Development? (LID)?

  • Comprehensive approach to site planning, design, and pollution prevention strategies
  • When combined, creates a more economically sustainable & attractive landscape that conserves water
  • Works with nature to manage or utilize storm water as close to its source as possible
  • Functional site drainage which restores the ecological integrity of receiving waters
  • Can reduce construction, maintenance, and inspection costs

The 4 S's of LID:

 

1. Slow It

2. Spread It

3. Soak It

4. Source Control

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Permits

700 Lavaca Street, 5th Floor, Suite 540

P.O. Box 1748, Attn: Permits
Austin, Texas 78701 (Map)

Counter hours: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Phone: (512) 854-4215

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TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $10.39.

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