Section 148-47 STREET TREES.
A. All subdivisions and developments shall provide for the planting of trees on both sides of new streets and along existing streets where trees have been destroyed in the development process.
1. Trees shall be planted in accordance with a submitted landscape plan approved by the town. Existing trees, undisturbed by the construction process, may be incorporated and credited as part of the landscape plan. The trees may either be massed, spaced evenly, or both, along the street. The even spacing of trees shall be in accordance with the following guidelines:
Mature Tree Size Planting Interval
Large trees: 40 plus 50 to 60
Medium trees: 30 to 40 40 to 50
Small trees: to 30 30 to 40
2. The number of massed trees shall not be less than the number calculated for the street under the even spacing guidelines.
C. Tree plantings shall not interfere with utilities, roadways, sidewalks, sight distance or streetlights. Tree location, species and spacing shall be approved by the town as part of the landscape plan.
D. All street trees shall have a minimum caliper of two (2) inches in diameter and shall be nursery grown. All tree plantings shall be in accordance with the adopted Landscape Preservation and Planting Guide for the Town of Front Royal.