K-4 RIGHTS-OF-WAY: PARKING AND BOULEVARD AREAS

K-4-1 PURPOSE

The purpose of this chapter is to establish the rules and regulations regarding the placement of structures, trees, and shrubbery within the rights-of-way located within the City of Fort Pierre.

Authority: SDCL ch. 9-30

K-4-2 PARKING AND BOULEVARD AREAS

Areas within City rights-of-way but outside the curb line shall be maintained by the owner or tenant of the adjacent lot or lots. They shall be kept free of hazardous conditions, weeds, or overgrowth, and no structures or fill may be placed upon or removed from the areas without prior written authorization by the Director of Public Works or his designee by operation of ordinance.

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Authority: SDCL 9-30-2, 9-30-5

K-4-3 TREES AND SHRUBBERY IN PARKING

No trees or shrubbery may be planted within public rights-of-way, unless expressly approved in writing by the Director of Public Works or his designee, or unless the planting is done by the City. Any approval by the City shall be made by the Director of Public Works or his designee, and shall apply solely to a specified location and planting. The Director of Public Works or his designee has the right to base approval upon such conditions as may appear necessary to reduce hazards to persons, traffic, and interference with utilities. Any tree or shrubbery planted within public rights-of-way or presenting a hazard or interfering with City power lines shall be approved by the Director of Public Works or his designee, following guidelines set forth by the Planning and Zoning Commission, and may be removed, destroyed, or trimmed by City employees at no expense to the owner at any time without compensation to the owner.

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Authority: SDCL 9-29-13, 9-30-2, 9-38-2