10-6-2: PURPOSE:
It is the policy of the state of California to promote water conservation. It is the policy of the city of Placerville to protect water quality and promote and encourage the installation and maintenance of landscaping in private and public areas appropriate to street type, surrounding architecture and general character of local streets will further to upgrade the visual qualities and functional efficiency of Placerville's local streets. The standards detailed in this chapter are intended to promote the selection, planting and maintenance of landscaping that is water efficient and water conserving, while allowing flexibility in designing healthy, attractive and cost effective landscapes. (Ord. 1675, 11-24-2015)