Photos by Maria Lamb | Grass clippings and debris should not be blown into stormwater drains, ditches, waterbodies, sidewalks and roadways. According to Marco’s Fertilizer Ordinance No. 16-02, any person who wants to do any kind of landscape maintenance, mowing, planting or pruning must register with the City of Marco Island. Upon registration, the City of Marco Island will issue a windshield decal, which means that you are registered with the city and are allowed to work here.  This decal is not a permit or license to apply fertilizer. The license to apply fertilizer is issued by the State of Florida after a landscaper has taken the Green Industries Best Management Practice (GI-BMP) course offered by Rookery Bay Estuarine Research Reserve.  Upon successful completion, landscapers may receive the Limited Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certification (LCFAC) from the state. The contractor must carry this license with him at all times. According to Yvette Benarroch, owner of Affordable Landscape Services, the company has registered with the City of Marco Island and was issued decals for their vehicles.  She also provided the city with their weekly fertilizing schedule and a copy...