The following regulations for landscaping in Research-Office and General Industrial Districts shall apply:
   (a)   All portions of a lot which are not improved shall be landscaped or maintained in an orderly natural state.
   (b)   The area to be landscaped shall be planted within six months from the date of issuance of a certificate of occupancy and thereafter shall be properly maintained.
   (c)   In addition to a five to seven-foot high fence, Research-Office and General Industrial Districts shall also require a landscaped visual buffer along a boundary with an adjoining Residential District.  Such buffer shall contain deciduous and evergreen trees or shrubs sufficient to create a year-round visual barrier and shall be twenty feet in width.
   (d)   All landscaping plans shall be submitted to the Planning Commission for review and approval.
   (e)   All landscaping shall be in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 1288 of this Zoning Code.
(Ord. 1988-174.  Passed 10-17-88.)