Urban Greening Goal 4: Develop and adopt facilitative policies
CR 4.1: Incentivize use of green development practices
Local government policies have the potential to either incentivize the use of green infrastructure practices, or to remove barriers to their application. Policies related to land use, stormwater management, stream protection, tree protection and native landscaping have potential to significantly enhance community resilience associated with green infrastructure applications.
Green infrastructure has been shown to have enormous potential to catalyze sustainable redevelopment across metro Kansas City, and nationally.