River Guidebook

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As a first step in understanding the variety of permit applications, a river-relevant agency from the City, County, State, and Federal government should work together to clarify the full range of permitting process. The resulting River Guidebook would offer training and guidance for the engineers and environmental experts often hired to prepare permit applications.

The Guidebook could also offer design guidelines for riverfront infrastructure, elements of which are included in the River Improvement Overlay Plan currently making its way through the City's plan approval process. Furthermore, design guidelines for in-water infrastructure could be put forth in partnership with the regulatory agencies and based on preferred design standards.

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