Landscaping is required along streets, in planter strips, in residential front yards, and in parking lots, among other places. See the regulations (PDF) for specific requirements.


  • Conserve water when possible, through drip irrigation and drought-tolerant plantings
  • If you plant a tree in a lawn, leave at least a 3 foot mulch ring around the tree, to protect it from string trimmer damage and decrease competition from the grass for water

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