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Landscaping

I am working on landscaping my backyard and want to creat some form of privacy. Based on looking at the CC&R’S I am still unclear of the do’s and don’ts while landscaping. I want to do something for privacy. Thinking of an evergreen shrub and also want to plant a shade tree. What restrictions if any should I be aware of?

One Response to “Landscaping”

  1. Mark says:

    Sorry for the delay in this reply, nchvz91… One thing you can do is download and fill out the ARC form then submit it. If your proposed ideas don’t violate the CC&Rs or Design Guide, it will be approved. If the Committee looks at it and thinks that there are aesthetic problems with it, you could get a response that says it is conditionally approved – that is, approved if you make whatever adjustments are listed. If it doesn’t directly violate the CC&Rs/DG but the design can’t be slightly altered in a way that the Committee can suggest it for you, you’ll get a denial along with an explanation.

    To address your specifics, planting shrubs and trees isn’t against the CC&Rs/DG, and we don’t regulate the species of plants you want to use. The only requirement is essentially that you must take care of your plantings and replace them (season permitting) if they die. Beyond that, keep them trimmed as needed to avoid stuff falling into your neighbor’s yard.

    So, submit and start the process!

    Mark Racicot
    Director-at-Large
    The Orchards HOA BoD

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