§ 157.081  GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   No new site development, building, structure, or vehicular use area shall hereafter be erected, constructed, or used unless landscaping is provided as required by the provisions of this subchapter.
   (B)   No property lines shall be altered, nor shall any building, structure, or vehicular use area be expanded, unless the minimum landscaping required by this subchapter is provided for the property to the extent of its alteration or expansion, but not necessarily for the entire property.
   (C)   No building permit shall be issued until the required landscaping plan has been submitted and approved, and no certificate of occupancy shall be issued until the landscaping is completed as certified by the Zoning Administrator, unless a performance bond or other acceptable guarantee of improvements has been posted.
   (D)   Where site plan approval by the Zoning Administrator or Board of Zoning Adjustment is required, no building permit or certificate of occupancy shall be issued until such approval has been granted. In the event that the requirements of this subchapter conflict with those of other provisions of this chapter, the more restrictive shall apply.
   (E)   The City Administration may vary specific planting standards of this subchapter when it is determined that the purpose statement and other provisions have been otherwise exceeded.
   (F)   The Board of Zoning Adjustment may reduce through the variance procedure outlines in § 157.231 certain standards of this subchapter; however, the Board shall not have the power to waive any specific provision.
(Ord. 101-1986, passed 10-7-86; Am. Ord. 126-1989, passed 11-21-89)  Penalty, see § 157.999