§ 155.01  PURPOSE.
   The purposes of the landscape requirements in incorporated areas are:
   (A)   To achieve the objectives of the Comprehensive Plan;
   (B)   To promote the beautification of the city and contribute to the quality of life by:
      (1)   Maintaining compatible relationships between uses;
      (2)   Promoting reasonable preservation and replenishment of valued trees and vegetation;
      (3)   Aiding in the maintenance of the ecological balance by contributing to noise suppression, breaking up of "heat islands", air purification, oxygen regeneration, ground water recharge and storm water runoff retardation; and
      (4)   Maintaining a quality urban forest within a growing city.
(Ord. 2002-04, passed 2-4-02)