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Best Management Practice Guide

  1. Storm Water Low Impact Development Technical Design Manual


  2. Erosion and Sediment Control Field Manual, Fourth Edition, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region, 2002

  4. Stormwater Best Management Practices Handbook – Construction, California Stormwater Quality Association, January 2015


  5. Construction Site Best Management Practices (BMP) Manual, State of California, Department of Transportation, 2003


  6. Best Management Practices for Agriculture Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner's Office, Revised 12/13/2013 (PDF: 9.54 MB)


  7. California Salmonid Stream Habitat Restoration Manual

  9. Stormwater Quality Manual for Development Projects in Marin County – A Low Impact Development Approach, Marin County, 2008

  11. National Management Measures to Control Non-Point Source Pollution from Urban Areas, United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2005

  13. California Bank and Shore Rock Slope Protection Design, Third Edition, State of California, Department of Transportation, 2000

  15. Flood Control Design Criteria Manual, Sonoma County Water Agency, 1983

  17. Trails Handbook, State of California, The Resources Agency, Department of Parks and Recreation, 1991

  19. Best Management Practices, State of California, The Resources Agency, Department of Parks and Recreation, Trails and Resource Management Section, North Coast Redwoods District, 2001

  21. Trail Management Handbook, US Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Denver Service Center, 1983

  23. National Trail Drawings and Standard Specifications for Construction and Maintenance of Trails, EM-7720-103, US Forest Service, 1996

  25. BLM Manual Handbook, GV191.67.T7 T724, US Bureau of Land Management, 1984

  27. A Water Quality and Stream Habitat Protection Manual for County Road Maintenance in Northwestern California Watersheds

  29. California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) Inventory – Inventory categorizes plants that threaten California's natural areas.

Although every effort is made to provide complete and accurate information on this website, users are advised to contact appropriate Permit Sonoma staff before making project decisions. This may involve contacting more than one section within Permit Sonoma(e.g. Building, Plan Check, Zoning, Well & Septic, etc.) since each section implements specific codes or ordinances which may affect your project.
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