18.46.060   REQUIRED LANDSCAPING – PARKING LOTS.
   In addition to the required setback and any slope landscaping, all parking areas and vehicular accessways shall be landscaped.
   .010   Trees.  The landscaping shall include at least one (1) tree per three thousand (3,000) square feet of parking area and vehicular accessways distributed throughout the parking area. The landscaping shall be provided through one of the following methods or a combination:
      .0101   No more than ten (10) parking spaces shall be adjacent to each other without being separated by a landscape area with a minimum width of five (5) feet and a minimum depth of sixteen (16) feet (excluding the planter) and a minimum area of eighty (80) square feet (excluding curb).  Each planter shall contain a minimum of one tree, low shrubs and groundcover; or
      .0102   A minimum four (4) foot wide square (excluding curb) landscaped area shall be provided at the front end of every five (5) parking spaces.  One tree shall be provided in each planter.  In addition, a landscape planter with a minimum width of five (5) feet and a minimum depth of sixteen (16) feet shall be provided for every thirty (30) stalls adjacent to one another, and at the end of each row of parking.  This planter shall be planted with minimum three (3) feet high shrubs and groundcover.  The location of the planters at the front of the parking stall shall be reviewed and approved by the City Traffic and Transportation Manager; or
      .0103   A minimum four (4) foot wide (excluding curb) continuous landscaped area with shrubs and trees as required above at the front end of parking stalls.  In addition, a landscaped planter with a minimum width of five (5) feet and a minimum depth of sixteen (16) feet shall be provided at the end of each row of parking.
   .020   Planter Area Borders.  All planter areas shall bordered by minimum six (6) inch concrete curbs; asphalt curbs shall be prohibited.  (Ord. 5920 § 1 (part); June 8, 2004:  Ord. 6031 § 43; August 22, 2006.)