REGULATIONS OF RIGHT OF WAY FOR THE PUERTO RICO ELECTRIC POWER AUTHORITY
Law Number 143 of July 20, 1979 sets forth the regulations for the use and enjoyment of electricity right of way that the Electric Power Authority approved and promulgated.
Article E: Sowing in the Easements
You can plant vegetation, such as shrubs and plants, except trees, within the strips of right of way for aerial systems of electric energy, provided that the minimum vertical distance required is maintained.
Both the vegetation, as trees, shrubs and plants, within the easement, should not interfere with the free passage of power lines of electrical transmission and distribution systems. The Authority may trim, tear down, eliminate or cut trees, shrubs or plants, planted in violation of the above restrictions or that invade the strip of a right of way.
BROWN ALELÍ It reaches a height between 10 and 15 feet, and 4 inches in diameter in the trunk. It is used as an ornamental tree.
ACALIFA Reaches a height of 10 feet. Ideal for places of breezes but exposed to the sun directly. Need irrigation in times of drought.
YELLOW CANARY Climbing plant native of Brazil. It prefers fertile soils with good drainage. Average tolerance to winds and droughts.
POPPY OR PAVONA Reaches a height of 15 feet. It prefers fertile soils, well drained and slightly acidic.
SILVER MANGROVE It reaches a height between 15 and 22 feet. It is widely used as a shrub in landscaping. It is wind resistant.
CORDYNILE RED It can reach up to 10 feet in height. Its trunk is erect, of multiple stem, cane type.