The Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance is a statewide water conservation law for new and renovated landscapes that meet a certain size threshold.
StopWaste has developed a WELO Tool Kit to help its member agencies implement the ordinance. The Tool Kit consists of model checklists, a water budget/water use calculator, and a permit counter brochure.
Public agencies can use these materials as is or modify them to meet local requirements.Read More
The County of Alameda and all 14 cities in the County have resolutions, policies or ordinances requiring that certain newly constructed or renovated public landscapes meet the requirements of the Bay-Friendly Landscape Scorecard. Download each jurisdiction's resolution or ordinance here.Read More