(A)   (1)   Landscaping and irrigation devices shall be installed in accordance with the approved landscape plan prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy or commencement of the use.
      (2)   If approved landscaping and irrigation cannot be installed prior to occupancy or commencement of the use, a temporary certificate of occupancy may be issued upon posting of an approved financial assurance based on a contractor’s estimate for completing the work, plus 10% contingency.
      (3)   The work shall be completed prior to the end of the next planting season.
   (B)   It is the responsibility of the property and/or business owner to maintain the site as approved and provide for replacement of plant materials that have died or otherwise been damaged or removed, and maintenance of all landscape materials including, but not limited to, fencing, paving, rocks and retaining walls.
(Ord. 2012-04, passed 12-5-2012)