Philadelphia offers (or used to offer) a free rain barrel to citizens of the city, and there are some stormwater grants that non-residental property owners are sometimes eligible for. This site will be archived by the end of 2020, but you can find more information, and probably a point of contact for more examples, on it:
Incorporated Cities within the County of San Diego (California) are part of a rebate program for rain barrels in partnership with another organization. Below is the link that illustrates how the program works:
Below is the link to the County of San Diego webpage for the rain barrel program in the unincorporated areas of San Diego County:
Hope this helps.Rene VidalesSan Diego, CA
Philly's green roof density bonus has been so successful that most new eligible developments take advantage of the program.
It's good for the city's efforts, often faced backlash from residents as the added density is typically occurring in already dense neighborhoods (its a parking thing.)Mike
The City's Water Quality Program (WQP) has created the Green Grants Program for property owners who seek to improve water quality and/or go beyond their Stay-on-Volume (SOV) requirement for a green infrastructure (GI) development or retrofit project. The grant will provide businesses, institutions and other non-single family residential customers partial funding for the design and construction of green infrastructure projects on private properties.City of Chattanooga has a stormwater fee included on the property tax bill. There is credit/discount program for this fee.TCA 68-221-1107 provides an exemption for users that do not discharge - directly or indirectly - into a municipally owned stormwater system. If a property is in the upstream drainage area of any City owned/maintained stormwater infrastructure (culvert, pipe, ditch, etc.), then that property is not eligible for an exemption.The City is partnering with United Way to provide assistance for seniors participating in the City's property tax freeze program. Chattanooga City Code provides a discount for multi-family and non-residential users who can demonstrate a reduction in stormwater runoff through engineered controls that infiltrate, evapotranspirate, or capture and reuse stormwater to prevent it from leaving the site as surface runoff. The City refers to this as Stay-On-Volume (SOV) - also called Water Quality treatment volume. Upon submitting an application with supporting documents, users may qualify to receive up to a 70% reduction in their fee. Please see the City's Credit & Incentive Manual on the City's website for more information. https://chattanooga.gov/public-works/water-quality-program/wq-fees-incentivesDuring the development process:1) There are credits offered for trees, soil amendments and restorative practices to reduce the required amount of SOV to be provided with the development.2) If a development provides more SOV than required, they are able to request credit coupons that would be given for the confirmed overage in the form of a coupon/certificate for the additional the volume. These may be traded on the open market & used as mitigation for projects that may not be able to provide the required SOV. While this program has been slow to catch on, it has been more utilized lately & is picking up interest.