January 14, News and Updates, Public Policy.
Common open space: Area required as open space under Chapter 33 or municipal codes for various zoning districts. Controlled plant species: Those plant species listed in the Landscape Manual Hatrack: To flat-cut the top of a tree, severing the leader or leaders, or the removal of any branch three (3) inches or greater in diameter at any File Size: KB. All landscaped areas are to have minimum six (6”) inches of topsoil and are to be crowned a minimum six (6”) inches higher than adjacent curbs or walks.
Plant Material Sizes (minimum) Shade/Canopy trees. 3” caliper. Ornamental/Understory trees. 2” caliper. Evergreen trees for replacement trees. open space are planted with ground cover, shrubs, or trees. o Open Space Summary Table. Indicate required and proposed square footage for usable open space areas, including private open space, common open space, and recreation rooms (if proposed), and landscaping of common open space areas. Area Calculations Provide area calculations for individual and total landscaped, and landscaped open space.
The tree protection open space shall be a contiguous area. The tree protection open space is required to be eighty percent covered by tree canopy after fifteen years utilizing retained and/or replacement trees. Approved trees and their CRZ area within a critical area buffer may count for up to fifty percent of the required tree protection open space.
Stormwater facilities can be considered as part of the tree protection open space if trees. Jul 29, The approval allowed for some tree cutting, but with requirements, including open space tract at the top of the slopes, according to a Vegetation Management Plan for the project. Aurora’s Forestry Division cares for nearly 35, city street trees as a free service to residents.
City-owned trees are deciduous (leaf-dropping) trees that are most often planted in front of single-family homes in public right-of-way easements. Public right-of-way easements are generally within five feet of sidewalks or in planting strips.