Can the City Arborist provide recommendations for development projects?

No. City staff can only provide over-the-counter code consultation regarding development projects concerning trees. All Protected trees should be inspected and assessed by a private Certified Arborist at the project expense. The City Arborist will only review the proposed tree protection plans and approve the plan if consistent with the code requirements.

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1. What is an Existing Tree/Major Vegetation?
2. Is the Tree Protection Plan the only requirement for development regarding Protected Trees?
3. Why trees should be protected?
4. Can the City Arborist provide recommendations for development projects?
5. What is an ISA Certified Arborist?
6. What is a Project Arborist?
7. Is a Tree Protection Plan always required when building near a Protected Tree?
8. What happens if a Protected Tree is damaged?
9. How do I calculate the Tree Protection Zone?
10. When is an Arborist Report required?
11. Is the Arborist Report and TPP the same thing?
12. What is the format of an Arborist Report?
13. Is a permit required to remove Protected Trees?
14. Where can I apply for a tree removal permit?
15. Where can I get answers to additional questions?