§ 153.405 MAINTENANCE.
   (A)   All landscaping materials shall be installed and maintained according to accepted nursery industry procedures.
   (B)   All bufferyards and landscape areas, once approved by the Planning Commission and established by the owner, may not be used, disturbed or altered for any purpose unless specifically approved by the city.
   (C)   The owner of the property shall be responsible for the continued property maintenance of all landscaping materials, and shall keep them in proper, neat, and orderly appearance, free from refuse and debris at all times.
   (D)   All unhealthy or dead plant material shall be replaced within six months, or by the next planting period, whichever comes first, by plant material similar in type to that which was removed.
   (E)   Violation of these installation and maintenance provisions shall be grounds for the Building Official to refuse a building occupancy permit, require replacement of the landscape materials, or institute legal proceedings to enforce the provisions of this section.
(Ord. 4-2016, passed 3-2-16)