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[DSA-SS] Shade trees shall be planted to comply with Sections 5.106.12.1, 5.106.12.2 and 5.106.12.3. Percentages shown shall be measured at noon on the summer solstice. Landscape irrigation necessary to establish and maintain tree health shall comply with Section 5.304.6.
5.106.12.1 Surface Parking Areas
Shade tree plantings, minimum No. 10 container size or equal, shall be installed to provide shade over 50 percent of the parking area within 15 years.
Exceptions: Surface parking area covered by solar photovoltaic shade structures or shade structures with roofing materials that comply with Table A5.106.11.2.2 in Appendix A5 shall be permitted in whole or in part in lieu of shade tree plantings.
5.106.12.2 Landscape Areas
Shade tree plantings, minimum No. 10 container size or equal shall be installed to provide shade of 20% of the landscape area within 15 years.
Exception: Playfields for organized sport activity are not included in the total area calculation.
5.106.12.3 Hardscape Areas
Shade tree plantings, minimum No. 10 container size or equal shall be installed to provide shade over 20 percent of the hardscape area within 15 years.
Exceptions:
  1. Walks and hardscape areas covered by solar photovoltaic shade structures or shade structures with roofing materials that comply with Table A5.106.11.2.2 in Appendix A5 shall be permitted in whole or in part in lieu of shade tree plantings.
  2. Designated and marked play areas of organized sport activity are not included in the total area calculation.
CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE — MATRIX ADOPTION TABLE
CHAPTER 5 — NONRESIDENTIAL MANDATORY MEASURES
DIVISION 5.2 — ENERGY EFFICIENCY
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See Chapter 1 for state agency authority and building applications.)
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