What happens if a Protected Tree is damaged?

Penalties for damaging any protected tree incurred during construction may include:
 - Penalties of up to $10,000 per participant per tree for such illegal acts.
 - A stop-work order until a mitigation plan can be prepared and implemented.
 - Replacement of each tree damaged or removed.
 - Any other penalties indicated in the Code and/or conditions of approval for the project.

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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?