Jones Edmunds developed a Low-Impact Development (LID) Manual for Sarasota County. This LID Manual was based partly on successful design ideas from similar manuals around the country and was tailored to the conditions encountered in Sarasota County. The LID Manual includes information on how to evaluate sites for LID practices, as well as details on four LID practices:
This project benefits the County in several ways:
While developing the LID Manual, Jones Edmunds incorporated input from a large, involved working group that included various groups within Sarasota County (public and private), SWFWMD, and some nearby communities.