5% White Clover (Trifolium repens) b) Upland/Floodfringe Planting: Plantings shall consist of native tree species identified in Appendix “B”. The combinations and density of the plantings will also have regard for the adjacent land uses. c) Shoreline Fringe: Plantings shall consist of native tree species identified in Appendix “C”. d) Aquatic Fringe: Plantings shall consist of plant species identified in Appendix “D”. 4. Fencing, consisting of black vinyl chain link materials 1.5m in height will be provided adjacent to residential lots. Where the safety risk can be minimized, preference will be given to a natural barrier, consisting of a dense perimeter vegetation together with flatter pond side slopes noted in # 5. The vegetation may consist of strategically planted thorn-bearing trees and shrubs such as hawthorn and raspberry. However, fencing may be necessary in critical areas such as headwalls or in other areas with significant changes in grade. 5. Walkways, trails and other amenities such as fountains, benches, and rock walls may be incorporated into the facility design when the facility is an integral part of an overall trail/pedestrian system or adjacent to a municipal park. In cases where trails and other amenities are incorporated into the facility, the following design parameters and requirements must be provided: i) Paths shall not be located lower than the 5-year storm event water elevation. ii) A minimum buffer of 5m from 0.3m above the 100 year storm elevation to the property line. iii) Side slopes adjacent to wet facilities must be 5:1 maximum and for dry facilities 4:1 maximum. iv) Facility must be posted to warn public of potential safety hazards relating to the operation of the facility. v) Identify extra life cycle maintenance costs associated with these amenities. 6. The facility shall display a sign, appropriately located, identifying the facility purpose, maintenance level, and municipal phone number. 7. The landscape plan, including amenities, if applicable, must be prepared by a qualified Landscape Architect, reviewed by the Public Works and Parks & Recreation Departments, and approved by Council. 8. The maintenance of the facility shall be carried out by the Town’s Public Works Department and primarily consist of grass mowing, and litter cleanup on a monthly basis, April to October. Additional maintenance to the landscape materials, fencing and other
amenities shall be carried out as required. 9. The facility inlet and outlet structures together with the downstream watercourse shall be inspected annually and repaired as required.