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Greenbelt No-Nos

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Please help our parks staff maintain these areas by NOT planting  trees, gardens, or placing fence supports, refuse or other items in open space areas.Thank you!

Help Parks Staff Maintain Open Space

Did you know that the Arvada Parks and Open Space division maintains more than 2,500 acres of non-irrigated land throughout the City? Each growing season, our parks staff mows approximately 1,350 acres of open space areas bordered by hundreds of private properties. Sometimes our crews come across trees, gardens and other landscape structures planted by homeowners on the City’s open space, which makes mowing with tractors and large mowers very difficult. 

Arvada code 3.26.1 states:

“A revocable permit shall be required whenever a person seeks to erect a fence, wall, sign, or other structure on public property or within a public right-a-way or easement.”

This code applies to trees, gardens and all other landscape structures planted in park and open space areas. Thank you in advance!