Village of Cumberland Development Permit Area for Groundwater Protection

The Village of Cumberland DPA 2 – Groundwater Protection (p. 99) regulates development in a manner that protects, sustains, or enhances the quality and quantity of ground water sources for drinking, irrigation, and other approved uses and the overall health of the natural environment and water ecosystem.

To develop in this area, the applicant is required to provide a report from a registered professional that includes an examination of pre-development water quality and quantity on the site, a statement that the proposed development will not have a negative impact on the aquifer and recommended measures that are required to ensure the aquifer is protected.