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Brad Morris
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Username: Userboy

Post Number: 1
Registered: 09-2004
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2006 - 11:54 am:   

A church was recently constructed on the northeast corner of Lebanon and Ohio. It has zero landscaping. I realize we're under drought conditions, but I believe construction was completed months ago, prior to the water restrictions.
Isn't there an ordinance mandating at least some landscaping?
The building looks abandoned in its current state.
 

Scott Ingalls, Zoning & Subdivision Admi
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Username: Scott_ingalls

Post Number: 267
Registered: 06-2003
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - 03:52 pm:   

Brad,

The church, Lebanon Baptist Church, has installed the required irrigation system and has established the turf cover. They have requested that they be allowed to plant the required trees and shrubs once the cooler weather begins. The City's Senior Landscape Architect has agreed to allow them to delay the planting. The City's Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance does allow for plantings to be delayed until the weather is more appropriate. There is no specific minimum landscaping required. The church has established the ground cover so as not to have dirt and/or dust below around the site and the neighborhood. Please feel free to email or call me at 972.292.5350 if you should have any additional questions.

Scott Ingalls
Zoning & Subdivision Administrator

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