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Background Information

County:   Carver
Population:   26,088
GreenStep City category:   A

Full-time equivalent city staff (approx.):   73

Participating township, county, school:


GreenStep City resolution:   Click here to view the file.
GreenStep City status and date:   STEP 1 (08/27/2018)

GreenStep Coordinator

Jill Sinclair
City staff
jsinclair@ci.chanhassen.mn.us
952-227-1133

City web page relating to sustainability/GreenStep activities:
www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us


Best Practice Actions Underway and Completed

Completed actions are denoted by stars. Mouse over a star for its definition.







Buildings and Lighting   Buildings and Lighting

Efficient Existing Private Buildings
{ BP no. 2 }

pending pending Star rating not yet assigned to city Action 5: Conserve/protect drinking/groundwater resources by creating a watering ordinance, water-wise landscaping ordinance/guidance, WaterSense purchasing program, or guidance on rainwater harvesting and home water softener use.     [Click here for self-reported city details ]  


Land Use   Land Use

Comprehensive, Climate and Energy Plans
{ BP no. 6 }

pending pending Star rating not yet assigned to city Action 1: Adopt a comprehensive plan or (for Category B & C cities) adopt a land use plan that was adopted by the county or a regional entity.     [Click here for self-reported city details ]  


pending pending Star rating not yet assigned to city Action 2: Demonstrate that regulatory ordinances comply with the comprehensive plan including but not limited to having the zoning ordinance explicitly reference the comprehensive plan as the foundational document for decision making.     [Click here for self-reported city details ]  


pending pending Star rating not yet assigned to city Action 3: Include requirements in comprehensive and/or other plans for intergovernmental coordination addressing regional land use and watershed / wellhead impacts, infrastructure, transportation, economic development and city/regional services.     [Click here for self-reported city details ]