Association of Cedar Hills
Strip Landscaping Policy
The Association wishes to enforce the Restriction
(Article III (g)(2) which states that yards shall be attractively landscaped
and maintained in a neat and orderly manner, free of weeds and debris.
The Association wishes to acknowledge homeowners’
rights to landscape their yards in their own way, while acknowledging the
community’s interest in having an attractive neighborhood. Both interests come
into play with landscaping of the parking strip.
The Restrictions limit the contents of the
parking strip to:
shrubs and other plantings – maintained to height, spacing and density as may
be required by the Association.
use landscaping materials (e.g. gravel, rock, railroad ties, lumber) if
permitted by the Association (and Washington County).
Board guidelines for contents of the parking
board’s policy of minimum % vegetation (currently 70%) in the front yard also
affects the parking strip.
(bark, rock, etc.) should be used as accents, not as the sole covering.
and associated hardscape should not impede waking on the sidewalk or opening
car doors parked on the street.
strip is to be maintained in a “neat and attractive” and “weed free” manner.
- Removing or replacing a street tree requires a
permit – see the separate Street Tree policy.
- Removing or replacing the entire parking strip
landscaping requires a permit. Submit the application with a site plan, drawn
to scale, showing the proposed design, including hardscape design and planting
- Updating or replacing plants or accent materials
does not require an Association
- A permit may be required from Washington County
if cement walkways are intended as part of the landscape plan for the parking
strip. The homeowner is responsible for procuring any required jurisdictional
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Homes Association of Cedar Hills
Board of Directors
Mark Swan, President
July 12, 2016