Tree removal permits are required for the following activities:
- Removal of trees greater than ten (10) inches in Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) on any private lands;
- Removal of significant trees or street trees greater than twenty-four (24) inches DBH on any public lands or within the public right-of-way.
Applications for tree removal permits between ten inches and less than twenty-four inches DBH on private lands, may be approved over the counter at no cost with a completed tree removal permit application, so long as the applicant agrees to mitigate the removal of each trees via replanting at a 1:1 ratio in accordance with .
It shall be the responsibility of all licensed tree cutters or any other person who is removing the tree to have a copy of the applicable tree permit, a valid City business license and any required state licenses in his or her possession and available for inspection upon request.