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Landscaped streetyard planting areas shall be required for all land development activities subject to the requirements of this article. These planting areas shall conform to the following requirements.
9.5.1 Planting areas shall be established along all public and private streets.
9.5.2 Planting areas shall have a minimum width of ten feet.
9.5.3 The forward (street side) edge of the planting area shall be located within ten feet of the right-of-way line.
9.5.4 Each planting area shall contain a minimum of four trees per 100 linear feet of road frontage, excluding the width of driveways as measured at the right-of-way line. Each tree planted to satisfy this requirement shall be a minimum of eight feet in height and two inches in diameter, as measured six inches above ground level, at the time of installation.
9.5.5 Each planting area shall contain a minimum of 16 shrubs per 100 linear feet of road frontage, excluding the width of driveways as measured at the right-of-way line. Each shrub planted shall be a minimum of 18 inches in height at the time of installation and reach a minimum height of 36 inches within three years of installation. Shrubs must be native species (preferred) or a locally adapted species which retain foliage to within six inches above ground level. No more than 50% of the shrubs planted to meet this requirement may be deciduous.