The City of Medfordis developing proposed revisions to the Land Development Code related to landscaping and irrigation system requirements for commercial, office, industrial, and multiple-family development.
The intent of this project is to amend and/or create new regulatory provisions to promote water conservation in the planning and installation of landscaping materials and irrigation systems.
The committee is tasked with the development of:
Water-wise landscaping and irrigation standards for projects subject to site plan and architectural review (i.e. commercial, industrial, and multiple-family development);
Enhanced landscaping inspection and enforcement processes;
Water-wise landscaping and irrigation standards for planter strips;
Non-binding water-wise landscaping and irrigation guidelines for single family residential properties;
Other landscaping standards to recommend concurrently with water conservation landscaping amendments; and
Educational conceptsand materials regarding water-wise landscaping for designers and developers.