20.39.070   Yards.
   A.   Required Yards. Required yards shall be those portions of the lot between the property line after dedications and the required setback line. All required yards shall extend the full depth and width of the lot, shall be open from ground to sky, and shall be fully landscaped and automatically irrigated with the exception of the following: driveways, walkways, public utilities and steps.
   B.   Maintenance of Yards. Conditions of approval attached to land use approvals shall require that the applicant record a covenant agreement describing the subject property landscaping and requiring good maintenance of all landscaping including the maintenance of automatic irrigation systems and the replacement of dead or dying plants with plants of the same type and size as shown on approved landscape plans. The director may approve alternative replacement plants.
(Ord. 2006-11-1368 § 1)