The intent of this article is to restore and preserve certain views from substantial disruption by the growth of privately owned trees, vegetation, or a combination thereof while providing for residential privacy and security; maintaining the garden quality of the city; ensuring the safety and stability of the hillsides; and, acknowledging the importance of trees and vegetation in the city as an integral part of a sustainable environment. It is the further intent to establish a process by which residential property owners in Trousdale Estates may seek to restore and preserve certain views, with an emphasis on early neighbor resolution of view restoration issues. It is also the intent of this article to educate residents to consider the potential to block neighbors' views before planting foliage and in maintaining foliage. It is not the intent of this article to create an expectation that any particular view or views would be restored or preserved. (Ord. 11-O-2616, eff. 1-6-2012)