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1 RESOLUTION NO R94 95 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH ADOPTING A PREFERRED STREET TREE LIST AND IDENTIFYING ZONES FOR THE PLANTING OF SAID TREES AND RESCINDING RESOLUTION R WHEREAS the City ofpismo Beach is a highly scenic Coastal City and WHEREAS the City ofpismo Beach has long expressed its desires for protection of scenic views and vistas and has worked diligently to develop architectural guidelines and landscaping programs to enhance these scenic view areas and WHEREAS Pismo Beach Municipal Code Chapter 12 calls for the adoption of a policy resolution identifying preferred street tree varieties and zones for planting ofsaid trees and WHEREAS this Resolution supersedes and rescinds Resolution R NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH as follows Pertaining to the selection planting and maintenance of trees in public places Section I Preferred Street Tree Varieties The following list oftrees shall be considered the definitive list of trees for planting in public planting strips in rights of way in the City ofpismo Beach The listed order has no bearing on preference BLACKWQOD ACACIA ocacia mlanoxylon Evergreen This tree has a fast upright growth to40 high At maturity spread is 20 It is vigorous and dependable under difficult conditions of poor soil wind and drought Good for use in parks or large street planter areas 8 where trunk size and roots are not a problem BRAZILIAN PEPPER schinus terebinthifolius Evergreen This tree has a moderate growth rate to 30 with equal spread It has dark green coarse glossy leaves and red berries that are very showy in winter With very little training broad umbrella shaped crown Good shade tree for patio or small garden it makes CAJEPUT TREE melaleuca leucadendra Evergreen This tree has an upright open growth to high Trunk has thick spongy light brown to whitish bark that peels offin sheets Can take much or little water Most stand heat wind poor soil drought and salt air Good street tree excellent coastal tree

2 RESOLUTION NOR94 95 Page 2 COAST LIVE OAK quercus agrifolia Evergreen Round headed wide spreading tree to20 70 ft high often with greater spread Smooth dark gray bark Has greedy roots and drops old leaves in early spring It s a handsome and quite wor hwhile shade tree or street tree EVERGREEN PEAR pyrus kawakamii Evergreen This multi trunked small tree is easy to grow in frost free climates can be a shrub or tree with a height of Its glossy pointed leaves are enhanced in winter early spring with white clusters offlowers that cover the entire tree They do need shaping and pruning work when young but are an excellent choice FERN PINE podocarpus gracilior Not a pine This tree grows to They are naturally grown as a large shrub but are available from tree growers as a trained street tree standard headed tree They are excellent coastal growers featuring fine texture with light green new growth highlights over mature growth dark green Among the cleanest and most pest free choices for street or lawn tree patio or flower bed tree espalier hedge big shrub or container plant INDIAN LAUREL FIG ficus microcarpa Evergreen This tree is widely used throughout coastal and southern California and grows moderately to a height of25 30 It has a beautiful weeping form with long drooping branches of glossy light green leaf and a light gray trunk It is well suited as a street tree and is well established on the central coast MAGNOLIA magnolia grandiflora Evergreen This tree grows to with up to a 40 spread There are many fine street side plantings ofthis beautiful tree in California It does however need a six foot parkway and plenty ofhead room Especially suited for open area with no overhead obstructions It needs an average amount of moisture MAYTEN TREE maytenus boaria Evergreen This small tree has a slow to moderate growth to an eventual 30 height and a 20 by 15 spread at 12 years It has a weeping look fine texture like a pepper or willow Good drainage is a necessity Only trained high headed standards are recommended for street trees 10 NEW ZEALAND CHRISTMAS TREE metrosideros excelsus Evergreen This tree grows to 30 or more foliage on young plants smooth glossy green older plants develop leaves which are dark green above white wooly underneath Blooms in bright red tufts beginning in June Most dependable first line trees near beach tolerating wind and salt spray Useful lawn trees good street trees 11 QUEEN PALM cocos plumosa Palm This tree is known for its straight trunk and glossy feather type leaves It reaches its height of approximately 50 very rapidly with water and fertilizer The long leaves are subject to breakage in high winds street tree The narrower trunk makes it most appropriate for a

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4 RESOLUTION NOR94 95 Page 3 12 RED FLOWERING GUM eucalyptus ficifolia Evergreen This tree is usually a quick growing single trunked round headed tree reaching 50 in height It has a compact crown with a great show of color It grows very well along the coast 13 SWEET GUM liquidamber styraciflua Deciduous This tree has a moderate growth rate to 60 spreading to20 25 It has a maple like leaf light green in color Excellent relatively pest free tree noted for fall color and widely planted inland Generally a tall narrow pyramid form it makes a good street tree although it forms surface roots which can be a nuisance in lawns or parking strips All fruit bearing trees are specifically prohibited as City Street Trees Section II Street Tree Plantings By Zones It is the policy ofthe City ofpismo Beach to provide a uniform pattern to street tree planting To this end zones have been identified below with primary trees for planting in these zones noted It shall be policy that the primary tree shall be planted in a quantity and spacing so as to constitute a minimum of70 ofthe total tree positions on a given street Except for the downtown area Zone 1 and at the discretion ofthe Planning Commission with new development approvals other trees from the street tree list may be planted to serve as an added compliment or to fill in between the primary tree It is not the City sintent that secondary trees be substituted for the primary tree ofeach zone Zone 1 Downtown Zone Pismo Creek todolliver and Price Street Intersections Section A o Pomeroy Street Price Street Cypress Street Dolliver Street Section B Ail streets from Dolliver west to Ocean Primary Tree New Zealand Christmas Tree Section C Ail remaining Downtown Streets from Dolliver to Price Primary Tree Evergreen Pear Zon 2 Oak Park Heights Zone Primarily James Way Primary Tree Evergreen Pear

5 RESOLUTIC NOR94 95 Page 4 Zone 3 Price Street Shell Beach Road Zone From Price and Dolliver intersection to City limits north Section A Section B Spyglass north to City Limits Cliff Avenue to Spyglass Primary Tree Evergreen Pear Section C Price and Dolliver Intersection to Cliff Avenue Zone 4 South Palisades Residential Zone Streetsiading from Shell Beach to Clifftop Park Primary Tree New Zealand Christmas Tree Zone 5 Cliffiop Park Zone Streets parallel to the ocean an0ad iac nt to the park Zone 6 Mattie Road Zone Primary Tree New Zealand Christmas Tree Indian Laurel Fig Zone 7 4th Street Five Cities Drive Section A 5Cities Drive north from 4th Street Primary Tree Fern Pine Section B 5Cities Drive South from 4th Street to ramp Primary Tree New Zealand Christmas Tree Section III Street Tree Planting in Non Designated Areas In areas where trees are not designated a choice of one or more ofthe trees specifically designated in SectionI above shall be made for street tree planting in the publicrights of way subject to the approval ofplanning Commission for new development Non right of way planting on private property shall be encouraged to consider compatible City s designated list but will not be limited to the aforementioned list trees with the

6 RESOLUTION NOR94 95 Page 5 UPON MOTION of Brown Councilmember seconded by Councilmember Mellow the foregoing Resolution is hereby passed and adopted at a regular meeting ofthe City Council held this 15day of Nov 1994 on the following roll call vote to wit AYES Councilm nbers Brown Mellow Maroney Morrow and Mayor Bittner NOES None ABSTAIN None ABSENT None Tim Bittner Mayor City Clerk City Attorney DAS TO FOghtI MWe heimer Aprbc2 treercs 994

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