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.010 Landscaped slopes shall be categorized for protection and beautification depending on their location and utilization and as described in Sections 17.06.132.010, .020, .030, .040 and .050. The category designated by the landscape architect, subject to review and approval by the City Engineer, will be indicated on each sheet of submitted landscape and irrigation plans indicating both the boundaries and the total area for each category.
.020 Planting materials shall be selected in the recommended list for all cut and fill slopes in the hillside areas. Substitutions for listed recommended planting varieties may be made provided that both the material physical area and size are specified and that such data be supported by recognized horticultural documentation. Substitutions shall be subject to review and approval by the City Engineer, in consultation with the City Arborist, and shall be non-invasive and fire-resistant species with low-water demand. Removal of existing Eucalyptus Trees and/or any other trees that were previously categorized as Specimen Trees and/or Recommended Trees on slopes greater than 15-feet, will require review and approval of the City Engineer for slope stability purposes.
.030 Recommended slope trees are outlined in Table I. Recommended slope shrubs are outlined in Table II. Recommended ground covers are outlined in Table III. Recommended procedures for designing slopes are outlined in Table IV.
(Ord. 3411 § 2 (part); April 1, 1975: Ord. 6447 § 1; November 20, 2018.)