Watershed Development Ordinance (June 11, 2013) (PDF format 3MB)
About the Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance (WDO)
Sets minimum countywide standards for new development.
Technical Reference Manual
The TRM is a companion document to the WDO and provides the technical tools and guidelines to correctly apply the current WDO; to promote uniformity, consistency and efficiency throughout the permit and enforcement process; and to ensure that developers adhere to the minimum standards set forth in the WDO for impacting watersheds throughout the county in all Lake County developments.