Water Efficient Irrigation, Ordinance No. 301-10

Jurisdiction Name: San Francisco City and County
State/Province: CA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality/County
Population: 827,420
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2010
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: agriculture, food production, irrigation, maximum applied water allowance, production, urban, urban agriculture, water, water allowance, water budget, water conservation, water efficient irrigation ordinance
Adopting Government Department(s):

City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Lead Implementing Entity(s): San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
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Policy Outcome(s):

California State Water Conservation in Landscaping Act (Assembly Bill 1881) required all communities to adopt ordinances that regulate landscape irrigation practices and plant use; ordinance amended San Francisco Administrative Code to comply with mandate; requires that landscape projects (including some urban agriculture projects meeting specific criteria) be installed, constructed, operated, and maintained in accordance with rules adopted by the SFPUC that establish a water budget (maximum applied water allowance) for outdoor water consumption

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