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B-19 Departmentdevelopsincentives,programsand/or regulationsthataretailoredtotheneedsand characteristicsofdifferinglanduses. Departmentutilizesurbanforestelementsin transportationdesignstoimproveflowandtraffic safetyandencouragealternativetransportation.

Utilizeurbanforestelementsintransportation PDͲ10UrbanForestand designstoimproveflowandtrafficsafetyand Transportation encouragealternativetransportation.

PDͲ8Planning Infrastructure Maintenance

Developincentives,programs,and/or PDͲ9TailoredIncentives regulationsthataretailoredtotheneedsand characteristicsofdifferinglanduses.

ConsidertheneedsandbenefitsofAustin’s DepartmentincludestheneedsandbenefitsofAustin’s urbanforestinconjunctionwithother urbanforestinconjunctionwithotherinfrastructure infrastructuresystemswhenplanningforthe systemswhenplanningforthelongͲtermmaintenance longͲtermmaintenanceofinfrastructureand ofinfrastructureandutilities. utilities.

PDͲ7Partnerships

Thedepartmentdevelopsincentivesforusing techniquesthatcanachievemultipleurbanforestry andstormwatermanagementobjectives.

Thedepartmentalignslandscaperegulationsand specificationswiththeintegrationoflandscaping elementsandlowimpactdevelopmentstormwater managementapproaches.

Partnerwithfederal,state,regional,andlocal Thedepartmentpartnerswithothergovernment governmentaljurisdictions,community entities,communities,nonprofitorganizations,and/or nonprofitorganizations,theprivatesectorand privatesectorentitiestoenhancetheplanningand otherstoenhancetheplanninganddesignof designofpublicandprivatedevelopmentand publicandprivatedevelopmentand improvementsinAustin. improvementsinAustin.

PDͲ6Landscapingand stormwater Management

AligntheCity’slandscaperegulationsand specificationswiththeintegrationof landscapingelementsandlowͲimpact developmentstormwatermanagement approaches.Incentivizeuseoftechniquesthat caneffectivelyachievemultipleurbanforestry andstormwatermanagementobjectives. Someexamplesincludenativevegetation preservation,nativesoilretentionandsoil amendment,stormwaterdispersionandbioͲ engineering.

Section5.PLANNINGANDDESIGN Policiesrelatedtotheconsiderationofexistingpublicurbanforestresourcesandplanningforsustainablefuture urbanforestresourcesonasitelevelscale.

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Appendix B - Department Operational Plan Template

Profile for Austin Urban Forestry Program

Austin's Urban Forest Plan: A Master Plan for Public Property  

Today, urban forests are increasingly considered an element of a much larger green infrastructure network. Within this network, the urban fo...

Austin's Urban Forest Plan: A Master Plan for Public Property  

Today, urban forests are increasingly considered an element of a much larger green infrastructure network. Within this network, the urban fo...

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