The irrigation plans and specifications shall meet the California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 11 (CALGreen Code), Section 5.304.5, Outdoor Water Use. The architect, landscape architect, or civil engineer in general responsible charge shall self-certify that the project’s landscape planting and irrigation design is compliant with the current version of the Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) per Section 5.304.6 of the CALGreen Code and built in accordance to these regulations. All related drawings and specifications must display their registration seal and signature.
Before commencing with construction of a landscape irrigation project and any associated buildings, the architect, landscape architect, or civil engineer in general responsible charge shall submit the forms prescribed by the DSA certifying that the landscape irrigation design complies with the Outdoor Water Use regulations, and obtain approval of the self-certified plans and specifications from the DSA intake specialist.
When construction is complete, a self-certification form prescribed by the DSA certifying that the landscape irrigation system is installed in compliance with the Outdoor Water Use regulations shall be filed with the DSA intake specialist.
Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.
Reference: Education Code Sections 17280 and 81130.