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Development Permits : Landscape Permits

Dept/Div. Contact:  Park Planning & Development Division - (209) 571-5573


Description:  All commercial projects, including multi-family projects, are governed by a set of landscape and irrigation design standards.

Examples: Landscape areas under 10,000 square feet are subject to codes listed in the City of Modesto Municipal Codes. Landscape areas over 10,000 feet are subject to the State of California's Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance.


Submit an Application

To get a landscape permit, you will need to submit an application.

Where to submit application:

Park Planning & Development Division
1010 Tenth Street, 4th Floor   [Directions]
(209) 571-5573

What to include:

  • 3 sets of landscape plans
  • Soils test report for horticultural suitability
  • 1 copy of the civil plans showing the grading
  • 1 set of building elevations

Information/Forms: (#PER6A)

Pay Fees

Once your plans are approved,  you will need to pay for any plan review costs, permits or other fees that may apply to your project. 

Where to go:

Park Planning & Development Division
1010 Tenth Street, 4th Floor   [Directions]
(209) 571-5573

Information/Forms: (#PER6F)

    Get Permits

    When your application is approved and at the time you pay your fees, the Park Planning & Development Division will issue the required permits for your project.

    Related Forms & Handouts (#PER6)

    These documents are provided in PDF Format. You must have a PDF viewer in order to open these documents. Click here for the free Adobe Acrobat viewer.


    Have Questions?

    Contact the Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods Department at (209) 571-5573.

    This page was updated on: Monday, November 28, 2005 5:03:56 PM



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