The City updated the Landscape Code in Chapter 26 of the City Code to better achieve the goals of the Watson Road Overlay Area district and Comprehensive Plan.
Status: The City of Crestwood issued an RFP for consultation to assist in the re-drafting of the city's Landscape Code in October 2020. Public meetings with the Planning, Zoning, and Architectural Review Commission and the Board of Aldermen continued through summer 2021 in drafting the proposed code update. On July 7, 2021, the Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of the proposed code amendments in a public hearing.
On August 24, 2021 the Board of Aldermen voted to adopt the proposed update to the city's Landscape Code in Chapter 26 of the City Code.
|Workshop Meeting with P&Z and Board of Aldermen||03/03/2021|
|Landscape Code Discussion Continued at P&Z Commission||04/14/2021||Focus on Tree Preservation|
|Landscape Code Discussion Continued at P&Z Commission||06/02/2021||Focus on new landscape design standards|
|Planning Commission Public Hearing||07/07/2021||Public Hearing on final draft of the Landscape code amendments at the Planning Commission; Planning Commission voted 6-0 to recommend approval|
|Board of Aldermen Public Hearing||07/27/2021||Public Hearing on final draft of the Landscape code amendments at the Board of Aldermen|
|Board of Aldermen approval||08/24/2021||Board of Aldermen voted 8-0 to approve amendment to the Landscape Code|
2021-03-03 Presentation to BOA and P&Z
2021-04-14 Tree Preservation Staff Memo
2021-04-14 Tree Preservation Draft Language
2021-06-02 Draft Landscape Code
2021-06-02 Draft Prohibited Tree List
2021-06-02 Draft Approved Tree List
2021-06-18 Draft Landscape Code (Final)
2021-06-18 Public Hearing Notice
2021-07-08 Public Hearing Notice
2021-08-24 Unacceptable Street Tree Species Table
2021-08-24 Acceptable Street Tree Species Table