Zoning ordinances will require that low-growing plantings in the greenbelt be spaced for complete ground coverage in two years.
Requiring that new low-growing plantings in the greenbelt be spaced for complete ground coverage in two years ensures that vegetative cover is provided for greenbelt soils in a relatively short time. Adequate vegetative cover helps reduce shoreline erosion and slow stormwater runoff rates.
1 of 7 Township Zoning Ordinances around the Lake currently meet this recommended standard - Evangeline Township
Jurisdictions shaded green on the map below meet or exceed the recommended standard.