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(A) The Tree Board will formulate an official Street Tree species list for the city. The list of allowable species shall be broken down into categories of small, medium, and large trees. No species other than those included in this list may be planted as Street Trees without written permission of the City Tree Board.
(B) The spacing of street trees will be in accordance with the three species classes referred to in subsection (A). No trees may be planted closer together than the following: small trees, 30 feet; medium trees, 40 feet; and large trees, 50 feet, except in special plantings designed or approved by a landscape architect.
(C) The distance trees may be planted from curbs or curblines and sidewalks will be in accordance with the three species size classes listed in subsection (A). No trees may be planted closer to any curb or sidewalk than the following: small trees, 2 feet; medium trees, 3 feet; and large trees, 4 feet. Only small trees can be planted within 15 feet of powerlines.
(D) No street tree shall be planted closer than 20 feet from any street corner, measured from the point of nearest intersecting curbs or curblines. No street tree shall be planted closer than 10 feet of any fireplug.
(E) Any trees planted by, or at the direction of, the city shall be exempt the terms and conditions set forth in this section.
(Ord. 1365-1992, passed 4-28-92; Am. Ord. 1669-2013, passed 9-10-13)