A. Trees to be planted on a public road right-of-way are subject to the conditions in B and C of this regulation, in addition to conditions imposed by local ordinances.B. Trees shall be of a species and variety from the recommended tree list, and shall conform to the American Standard for Nursery Stock, Approved 1990, by the American National Standards Institute, Inc., which is incorporated by reference.C. Roadside tree planting shall comply with a planting plan, approved by the Forest Service, which may include:
(1) Stump removal;(2) Size and type of planting stock;(3) Planting specifications;(4) Spacing;(5) Species;(6) Proximity to overhead wires;(7) Care and maintenance; and(8) Other site considerations.
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