How do I obtain a tree removal permit?

You can obtain a permit by submitting a Tree Removal Permit Application. The application contains the following information:

  • The owner and/or occupant of the land on which the tree is located A legal description of the property on which the tree is located
  • A description of the area effected by the tree removal including tree species mixture, sampling of tree size and the notation of unusual, scarce or endangered trees
  • A description of each tree to be removed, including diseased or damaged trees, and the location thereof
  • A general description of the effected area after the proposed tree is removed

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1. What is the purpose of the Forest Preservation Ordinance?
2. What does the Tree Fund have to do with the ordinance?
3. Do I need a permit to remove a tree?
4. Are there any exemptions to the tree removal permit?
5. How do I obtain a tree removal permit?
6. Once a tree is removed am I required to replace it?
7. What about landmark tree replacement?
8. What are the replacement standards?
9. Are there any trees that don't have to be replaced?