§ 131-37 - Preservation of existing features; landscaping.

§ 131-37 - Preservation of existing features; landscaping.

  1. The subdivider shall give due regard to the preservation and protection of existing features, trees, scenic points, brooks, streams, rock outcroppings, water bodies, other natural resources and historic landmarks.
  2. Due regard shall be given to preservation of existing trees, shrubbery and other vegetation within the subdivision. The Board may require additional tree planting and other landscaping appropriate to the area being subdivided. The subdivider shall comply with the following requirements:
    1. To the fullest extent possible, all existing trees and shrubbery shall be preserved by the subdivider. Special consideration shall be given to the arrangement and ultimate improvement or development of the lots to this end. Precautions shall also be taken to protect existing trees, shrubbery and vegetation during construction of roads and utilities.
    2. Where any land other than that included in public rights-of-way is to be dedicated to the public use, the subdivider shall not remove any trees from the site without written permission from the Planning Board.
    3. All disturbed areas, which are not covered by structures or paving, shall be properly seeded or replanted by the subdivider.
Preservation of existing features; landscaping.

part number

131-37