The Town of Clarkdale encourages an integrated approach to landscape design. The following standards provide direction towards the production of a viable, attractive landscape design developed in consideration of the existing environment and climatic challenges of our unique area.
Principles of landscape design standards:
A. Preserve and enhance the natural beauty and environment;
B. Mitigate the impacts of parking and other vehicular areas;
C. Ensure safety;
D. Minimize the effects of temperature extremes, noise, pollution, wind and glare;
E. Promote water and energy conservation;
G. Soften and complement new and existing structures;
H. Enhance quality of life.
Landscaping may include a mix of vegetation (trees, shrubs and decorative accent plants) and surface treatments such as permeable surfaces, boulders and hardscape. (Revised by Resolution #1599, effective 5/10/19; Revised by Ordinance #396, effective 5/10/19; prior code § 9-1)