Land Development

General Guidelines

Guidelines and Best Management Practices (BMPs) are approaches based on known science that, if followed, should allow anyone to meet required standard(s) or achieve desired objective(s). BMPs and Guideline documents exist to help you act as a steward of the environment. The information in these documents will help to ensure that your proposed development activities are planned and carried out in compliance with the various legislation, regulations, and policies that apply to your activity. By understanding the standards activities that must be met, you can choose an appropriate set of guidelines and best practices to help carry out your activities to achieve the required standards and objectives. Please view the BMPs here.