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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

The Shrubs, Tree(s), Plants, Or Sod Have Died

Article Number

14.10

Condition

THE SHRUBS, TREE(S), PLANTS, OR SOD HAVE DIED

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Landscaping plants supplied and installed by the builder shall be alive at the time of the PDI or when installed, whichever is later.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Landscape planting not meeting the acceptable condition shall be replaced.

Remarks

Homeowners must water and nurture landscaping plants after installation to ensure growth. Plants that are alive when installed and subsequently die are not the responsibility of the builder. Plants on municipal property such as boulevards and walkways are not covered by the statutory warranty. See Also: 14.9 SOD/SEEDING NOT COMPLETED

  

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