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City is working with couple to resolve landscaping issue

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 10, 2014

~~<p><strong>Question:</strong> The property owners at 2792 Pacific Heights Road have covered over the city's asphalt pavement with grass, plants and pots in front of their lot where a bus stop turn-out area was. Is this allowed?</p>
<p><strong>Answer:</strong> The city Department of Planning and Permitting has not approved the landscaping that covers an &quot;unimproved sidewalk area,&quot; but is allowing the owners to apply for a &quot;surface encroachment variance.&quot;</p>
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Question: The property owners at 2792 Pacific Heights Road have covered over the city's asphalt pavement with grass, plants and pots in front of their lot where a bus stop turn-out area was. Is this allowed?

Answer: The city Department of Planning and Permitting has not approved the landscaping that covers an "unimproved sidewalk area," but is allowing the owners to apply for a "surface encroachment variance." Login for more...



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