Tree Removal Approval

No tree of any kind may be removed from the County Right-of-Way without first obtaining approval from the Roads and Airports Department. Trees within the County Right-of-Way (ROW) and meeting the descriptions laid out by County Ordinance Code Division C16 require County approval in order to be removed. The tree removal permitting process includes submittal of a Tree Removal Approval Application and an associated Encroachment Permit Application. The Application Form, descriptive brochure, and County plant lists are available through the links below:

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