A landscape plan for review and approval by the Planning Commission shall be submitted prior to the issuance of zoning permits; said landscape plan shall meet or exceed the following landscape standards where physically possible:
   (a)   Screening of surface parking lots.
      (1)   A continuous masonry wall, wrought iron fence, and/or evergreen hedge at least thirty inches high shall be installed between surface parking lots and public street rights of way.
   (b)   Minimum number of shade trees.
      (1)   One tree for every thirty feet of public street frontage installed between the building or parking lot and the curb line;
      (2)   One tree for every sixty feet of perimeter, minus public street rights of way; and
      (3)   One tree for every ten parking spaces.
         (Ord.  09-98.  Passed 5-11-98.)