Homes Association of Cedar Hills
Front Yard Garden Box
a. An Association permit is required for front yard garden boxes. Because garden boxes are considered “Hardscape”, there will be limitations as to the size and number of boxes permitted, depending on the lot size: The Association currently requires at least 70% vegetation in front yards.
b. Garden boxes are to be located outside the County right-of-way. Exceptions to this may be approved by the Association if the following are met:
c. The Association can require removal of the garden box if not maintained in a neat & attractive manner.
d. Along with the Association permit application, the applicant must submit a site plan drawn to scale, showing placement of the boxes in relation with the property lines and setbacks (dimensions/distances noted).
e.The plan must include a description of the box(es), including details such as size, height and materials used to construct them. If using a commercial kit, a photo or brochure of the finished product may be included.
f. This submittal must include an explanation for their use and what type of proposed plantings.
2. Garden boxes:
a. Materials need to be weather resistant (e.g. cedar with coated fasteners)
b. Maximum dimensions for an individual box is 4’ wide by 8’ long by 15” high.
c. 2 boxes are allowed.
d. Additional boxes may be approved by the Board depending on the following influencing factors:
e. Additional height of boxes may be approved by the Board depending on the following influencing factors:
a. All garden boxes:
b. Garden areas around boxes are to be kept neat, tools removed, no composing refuse, etc.
c. Garden boxes must have something growing year ‘round:
Adopted by Board of Directors, Mark Swan President