131-37.1. Additional landscaping.

131-37.1. Additional landscaping.

  1. Suitable hardwood shade trees (such as Sugar Maple, Norway Maple, Red Maple, Ash or Oak) shall be planted at sixty-foot intervals, on the average, along both sides of the streets or private ways unless waived by the Planning board due to an adequate number of existing trees that will be saved. All trees shall be at least two and one-half (2-1/2) inches in diameter measured at a point four (4) feet above the finished grade level. The Planning Board shall have the final choice of tree species and exact planting locations.
  2. Performance bonds shall be posted with appropriate surety or security to cover the full costs of all landscaping. The amount of the bond shall be recommended by the Town Planner, and the form and execution of such bond shall be approved by the Board of Selectmen. The bond shall run for a term determined by the Planning Board but in no event shall it exceed three (3) years nor be less than one (1) year to ensure survival through a complete growing season.