September 25, 2022

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Aurora City Council approves grass lawn limits for new homes

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The Aurora City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve grass lawn limits for new homes. No newly built homes or developments will be able to have grass lawns that are larger than a certain size. 

Only 500 square feet can be sod through the proposed ordinance. The rest has to be turf or xeriscape. 

The hope is this could mean a 25% water saving for the city.



Previously some city council members said this is an important change, and the city’s director of water said this is a necessary step for conservation. 

Developers and homeowners would get to choose landscaping off of a pre-determined list of native plants. Also, no new golf courses would be permitted for… Staff

2022-09-13 11:42:51

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