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This Chapter provides regulations and guidelines for the management of plant resources in the unincorporated areas of the County on property or combinations of property under private or public ownership. The intent is to:
(a) Promote and sustain the health, vigor and productivity of plant life and aesthetic values within the County through appropriate management techniques.
(b) Conserve the native plant life heritage for the benefit of all, including future generations.
(c) Protect native trees and plants from indiscriminate removal and to regulate removal activity.
(d) Provide a uniform standard for appropriate removal of native trees and plants in public and private places and streets to promote conservation of these valuable natural resources.
(e) Protect and maintain water productivity and quality in local watersheds.
(f) Preserve habitats for rare, endangered, or threatened plants and to protect animals with limited or specialized habitats.
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007)