10-28-1: PURPOSE:
The purpose of this chapter is to establish residential landscaping standards (for new and refurbished private property landscaping) that enhance the appearance of individual lots, increase the compatibility of residential uses, maintain open space, provide for "green" space, and protect the public health, safety and welfare by minimizing the impacts of: soil erosion, pollution, refuse, fire hazards, and unmanaged growth, through promoting natural landscaping or "Xeriscaping", and water conservation. (Ord. 655, 4-4-2006; amd. Ord. 939, 11-16-2021)