Guideline No. 20b – Garden: Rock

An Exterior Alteration Application is required for all rock gardens with or without water features.

Application Requirements

The application must include:

  • A site (plot) plan showing the location and dimensions of the garden.

Note: Applications without a diagrammed plot plan will not be accepted.

  • A design plan or diagram with placement of all rock and/or plant material.
  • A description of the type, size, color and amount of rock material to be used.
  • Planting materials to be used, if applicable, including height at maturity.
  • A description of water feature size, dimension, and materials to be used, if applicable.


Your application will most likely be approved if the following criteria are met:

  1. Garden is not placed on a grade that may lead to soil erosion or property damage.
  1. All water feature information is included with any grade change information.