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Frequently Asked Questions

Tree Questions
When is the best time to prune my trees?

Arborists' Office
Who is the arborist over my district?

Protected Trees/Tree Removal/Mitigation
How do I report a suspected illegal tree removal?
Do I need a permit to remove a tree in my yard?
What trees are not protected?
Do I need a permit to remove a tree?
Can I remove or have trees removed from my parkway?
What is needed on a tree survey?
Do I need to plant a tree the same size as the tree I removed?

Landscaping Requirements
Can I make changes to my approved landscape plan?
When is landscaping required?
Can street trees count as site trees?
When does required landscape have to be completed?
Is the landscape requirement the same for the whole city?
Can my landscape trees count toward required mitigation?
Does a demolition permit allow me to remove trees?
Does my landscape contractor have to be registered or licensed?
Do I need to have my landscape inspected?
Why do I have to take the burlap off the top of the root ball?


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