Johnson County Soil Health Program renewed for a second year, beginning July 1, 2023
Homeowners in unincorporated Johnson County as well as the communities of Hills, Lone Tree, Oxford, Shueyville, Solon, Swisher, University Heights and addresses in incorporated West Branch within Johnson County are eligible to participate. The program provides participants 50% reimbursement (up to $2,000 maximum) for completing soil quality restoration (aeration and compost) to create a healthy green lawn without the use of chemicals.
Johnson County Soil Health Program
The Planning, Development and Sustainability Department maintains a planning process that reflects the evolving needs of the county and assists residents in ensuring their plans meet ordinance requirements. Below the service description, you can find timely links to news items.
Services and Responsibilities
- Guide development of rural (unincorporated) areas of the county
- Assist county residents in ensuring their plans meet ordinance requirements
- Uphold the county’s Unified Development Ordinance (rules for how and where certain buildings can be constructed in unincorporated areas)
- Process applications for building permits and conduct site inspections
- Incorporate sustainability into development and County operations, including stormwater management and energy efficiency
- Support and advance local food systems
- Maintain a planning process that reflects the evolving needs of Johnson County
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