Cities Need to Offer Incentives for Building Green Roofs – Green Building Elements

Cities can give incentives for commercial buildings to install green roofs.  These include grants, fee reductions for city services ranging from permit processing to stormwater management, faster processing of permits themselves, and ‘density bonuses’ — allowing an increase in buildable area in exchange for installing green roofs. (The city of Portland offers such a bonus.)

via Cities Need to Offer Incentives for Building Green Roofs – Green Building Elements.

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