§ 154.058  PERIMETER LANDSCAPING ADJACENT TO ABUTTING COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL PROPERTIES.
   The owner, his or her tenant and/or agent, of an off-street parking or other vehicular use area shall landscape between the area and the abutting commercial property as provided below. Prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy by the enforcement official, this landscaping shall be installed as follows:
   (A)   A wall, hedge or other durable landscape screen at least five feet in height shall be provided between the common lot line and the off-street parking or other vehicular use area;
   (B)   Live screening materials shall be planted in a strip not less than seven feet in width;
   (C)   Perimeter landscaped areas shall be protected from vehicular encroachment by the use of curbing or wheel stops;
   (D)   A minimum of one tree shall be planted within and for each 30 lineal feet or fraction thereof and in an area of at least 49 square feet with a minimum dimension of at least seven feet; and
   (E)   The strip shall be landscaped with grass, ground cover or other landscape material.
(2000 Code, § 62-109)  (Ord. 86-04, passed 4-22-1986)  Penalty, see § 154.999