Landscape Project Application

On March 22, 2010, the City of Daly City adopted a Water Conservation in Landscaping Ordinance.

The provisions of this Ordinance apply to all of the following landscape projects:

  •  Tier 1 Landscapes: All new construction and rehabilitated landscapes with irrigated landscape areas between 1,000 square feet and 2,500 square feet requiring a building or landscape permit, plan check or design review, or requiring new or expanded water service.
  • Tier 2 Landscapes: All new construction and rehabilitated landscapes with irrigated landscape areas equal to or greater than 2,500 square feet requiring a building or landscape permit, plan check or design review or requiring new or expanded water service.
  • Existing landscapes, including existing cemeteries, installed before April 21, 2010 and over one acre in size.
  • New and rehabilitated cemeteries.

    For a complete Landscape Project Application, click here.
     

The provisions of this Ordinance do not apply to:

  • New construction and rehabilitated landscapes with irrigated landscape areas less than 1,000 square feet or that do not require a building or landscape permit, plan check or design review, or new or expanded water service;
  • Landscapes, or portions of landscapes, that are only irrigated for an establishment period;
  • Registered local, state or federal historical sites where landscaping establishes a historical landscape style, as determined by a public board or commission responsible for architectural review or historic preservation;
  • Ecological restoration or mined-land reclamation projects that do not require a permanent irrigation system; or
  • Community gardens or plant collections, as part of botanical gardens and arboretums open to the public, agricultural uses, commercial nurseries and sod farms.

To view the  Water Conservation in Landscaping Ordinance, click here.  For a complete Landscape Project Application, click here.  Please contact the Planning Division at (650) 991-8033 for any questions related to the application process.