Tree Removal

                                                                          Question and Answer
​ Q - Do I need a permit to remove less than 10 trees on my property?
​A – A permit is not required, however you do need to ensure you have met the canopy coverage outlined below. If you are not able to determine the canopy coverage please fill out the application and supporting documentation and the City will be happy to assist you. There is no cost associated with this application. Please be advised you are not permitted to remove trees required by zoning or located in a stream buffer or a floodplain.

​ Required document:
​• Application
​• A site plan showing location of the trees to be removed and location of tree/s to be replanted
​• Photos of tree/s to be removed
​ • If tree to be removed is a Specimen Tree, please provide letter from Arborist stating the condition of tree and reason for removal.

​ Q – Do I need a permit to remove more than 10 trees on my property?
​A – In removing more than 10 trees a Land Disturbance permit will be required. The cost will be $150 .       

​Documentation required:
​ • Application
​• Land disturbance plan - plan showing trees to be removed and how erosion will be prevented.
​ • Landscaping - plan showing tree replacement (canopy coverage must be met).
​• Photos of trees to be removed
​• If tree to be removed is a Specimen Tree, please provide letter from Arborist stating the condition of tree and reason for removal. Please be advised you are not permitted to remove trees required by zoning or located in a stream buffer or a floodplain.

​ Q – How do I know if the trees to be removed includes a specimen tree?
​A – The application provided shows the steps in determining if a tree is a specimen tree.

​ Q – How long is the review process?
​A – The review process may take 5 to 10 business days.

​ Q – What will happen if I do not meet the canopy requirement?
​ A - The applicant will be required to replant trees or add additional trees. Any other requirement by the City will be communicated to the applicant. Click here to add content...
Canopy
Image does not exist