Sec. 35.1-25.1.14. Maintenance.
(a) After the zoning administrator determines that all landscaping required by this chapter is complete and in healthy condition, the property owner shall be responsible for the ongoing protection and maintenance of all required landscaping in a manner consistent with the approved site development plan.
(b) In the event required landscaping as shown on the approved site development plan is dead or damaged, it shall be replaced by the property owner after notification by the zoning administrator. The zoning administrator may accept a guarantee in the amount of one hundred twenty percent (120%) of the cost of all damaged or dead plants, related materials and installation.
(c) All required trees and shrubs as shown on the approved site development plan shall be allowed to grow until maturity and shall not be removed, unless a suitable replacement is provided that meets the standards of this ordinance and shown on an approved landscaping plan. Pruning techniques shall be done in accordance with the standards adopted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), A300, Part 1, Standard 1 and the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). Topping of trees is inappropriate. Any tree that dies as the result of topping shall be replaced by the property owner. (Ord. of 6-13-06, #O-06-070)
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