Why aren't businesses keeping trees when they develop?
Most of the time, businesses are conserving trees during development. Many times the conserved trees are found around the perimeter of the property or in other areas where the least amount of disturbance during construction will occur. Since property boundaries are not always clear, it can be difficult to ascertain just how much canopy is being conserved. Occasionally there are site constraints - such as a lack of existing trees or sidewalk, building setback and stormwater requirements - that make it impossible for trees to be conserved. When this is the case, an administrative waiver can be issued by the Planning Director and additional plantings are used to mitigate for missing canopy.

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1. Do I need a permit to remove trees from my property?
2. My neighbor has a dangerous tree; can you make them remove it for me?
3. Why aren't businesses keeping trees when they develop?
4. Can someone come and take a look at my tree?
5. Are trees in historic districts protected?
6. Can you recommend a tree service for me?
7. Are the utility companies allowed to prune my trees?
8. What kind of tree should I plant?
9. When is the best time to plant a tree?