What is the Criteria for Granting a
Vegetation/Tree Removal Permit for a Hazard Tree?
The administrator shall approve a permit for issuance for the removal of any protected tree if the administrator finds one or more of the following conditions is present:
- Trees which pose a safety hazard to pedestrian or vehicular traffic or threaten to cause disruption to public utility services.
- Trees which pose a safety
hazard to existing buildings or structures.
- Trees which prevent
reasonable access to a lot or parcel so long as the proposed access point
complies with all other county regulations.
- Diseased trees which are
a hazard to people, buildings or other improvements on a lot or parcel or to
- Trees so weakened by age,
storm, fire or other injury as to, in the opinion of the administrator,
jeopardize the life and limb of persons or cause a hazard to
- Trees which prevent the
lawful development of a lot or parcel or the physical use thereof.
- The administrator may
require that a tree protected by this article be relocated on the same lot or
parcel in lieu of