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    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.

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    This Plant Legend template and example of a filled-out template are adapted from the Bay-Friendly Landscape Scorecard. They can be used to facilitate compliance with the Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (WELO).

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    City of Fremont's Landscape Development Requirements & Policies (LDRP). Updated December 2015.

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    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. 

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    Bay-Friendly Basics are nine fundamental steps for creating a healthy garden or landscape that saves water and reduces waste. Many jurisdictions in Alameda County require certain landscape construction projects to meet the Bay-Friendly Basics requirements.

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    ORDINANCE 2008-01

    Alameda County Waste Management Authority ordinance prohibiting the disposal of certain materials at Alameda County landfills. 

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