Sec. 35.1-25.1.6. Residential street tree landscaping.
In the event of the subdivision of any land for residential purposes where it is proposed that new city streets will be dedicated or existing city streets will be extended to serve said subdivision the following landscaping requirements apply:
(a) Shade type trees shall be planted at the rate of two (2) trees for every forty (40) feet of the new street centerline or ornamental trees may be substituted at the rate of two (2) trees for every thirty (30) feet of the new street centerline.
(b) Required landscaping shall be placed within the proposed right of way and no required landscaping shall be planted on any private property.
(c) Trees shall be placed in a manner to prevent interference with driveways, drainage areas and/or utilities.
(d) In order to prevent damage to trees, required landscaping installed prior to completion of construction of the subdivision shall be protected as provided in Section 35.1-25.1.5(d).
(e) Prior to the acceptance of any new road by the city the developer shall do one (1) of the following:
(1) Install all required street trees.
(2) Post a performance bond for the amount of all required street trees, related materials and installation cost.
(3) At the discretion of the developer, a cash payment may be made to the city for all required street trees, related material and installation cost. At such time a cash payment is made to the city, installation of the required landscaping becomes the responsibility of the city’s urban forester and landscaping shall be installed within a reasonable time period. (Ord. of 6-13-06, #O-06-070)
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