How is the need for correction of landscape-related problems determined?

Visibility - When parkway strip shrubbery interferes with vehicle operator visibility, trimming to a maximum height of thirty inches is required. Thirty (30) inches maximum height, 25 feet minimum sight distance at corners).

Walkway and Gutter Clearance - Trimming of ground cover or shrubs is required when there is an encroachment onto the sidewalk or gutter and must clear seven ft. (7'+) over the sidewalk.

Obstacles in the Parkway Strip - Elimination of tree stumps, large rocks, trash, holes, and some built-up planters is required. When the parkway strip is unimproved or landscaped and there is a drop, the parkway strip must be filled with dirt or other material (no asphalt) to eliminate tripping hazards.

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1. How do you select the streets to be paved?
2. What is the rating on the condition of streets in Watsonville?
3. How can I see what projects the City has out to bid?
4. Are these public improvement standards up to date?
5. Who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk, park strip area, and curb gutters?
6. Can we have stop signs placed at intersections in our neighborhood to reduce speeding?
7. Cars speed through my neighborhood, how can we get/request a speed bump?
8. Why do we pay sewer fees?
9. Does city staff replace the water mains?
10. Why do the water mains have to be replaced?
11. What is the Chrome 6 Project?
12. Who is liable for injuries caused by defective sidewalks?
13. How is the need for correction of landscape-related problems determined?
14. When is concrete repair needed?
15. When is curb and gutter repair required?
16. What are the options available for completing the work?
17. How does one go about finding a contractor?
18. Are there inspections and standards for concrete repair work?
19. Is the property owner responsible for repairs if the concrete damage is caused by a tree?
20. What measures should be taken to minimize concrete displacement by tree roots?