"I've never seen these in clay before but what it looks like to me is that the tabs are touching the other tabs on many of the bricks because of the haring-bone pattern that was chosen. It the bricks were laid with a running bond and offset…"
"I agree with Andrew. Also, raised island prohibits opportunities for stormwater capture. Can't see much but I notice when someone plans for pedestrians after they get out of their cars and doesn't force them to walk down drive aisles to…"
"From my commercial landscape plan review days... one applicant argued that there was nothing in the code that specifically excluded asphalt from being counted for area that contributed to % of ground cover."
"Code minimums are just that. It is up to the L.A. to persuade the developer to go beyond the minimum. I know most owners/developers would rather maximize the opportunities for parking spaces, however trees that are planted in groups do better and…"
"I agree with the person on the article comments with the Observer, if the Crapes were planted to meet minimum code requirements and that is why the Forester is enforcing the pruning fine, it may require questioning whether these trees ever should…"