Drafting, passing, and enforcing a successful ordinance can be a very difficult and complicated task.The purpose of this manual is to familiarize lay people interested in environmental protection with the tools necessary to draft and pass local ordinances that address their particular needs. A well-crafted ordinance can be a key tool in protecting the environment at the local level, and organizations and citizens can play a crucial role in drafting such laws.
Baker Roskie, Jamie; Hawhee, James W.; and Cole, Jeremy, "Drafting Local Ordinances for Natural Resource Protection" (2008). Land Use Clinic. Paper 16.