What defines a “Tree”?
“Tree” means any living woody plant species other than a shrub, characterized by one main trunk or few dominant trunks and many branches, known to achieve a typical mature height of at least 15 feet.

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1. How do I calculate the canopy coverage for my lot, tract, or parcel?
2. Why does the City want to Preserve Trees?
3. Do I need a permit to remove, snag, or prune a tree?
4. What defines a “Tree”?
5. Can the City Arborist come to my property?
6. How do I apply for a Tree Permit?
7. How many trees can I remove under one Tree Permit?
8. Is there a Tree Permit fee?
9. What do I do if this is an emergency?
10. What if I have concerns about trees located on City property?
11. What if I have concerns about a tree located on a neighbor’s property?
12. What if I need to remove trees in association with a home addition or other development project?
13. What should I do if I think trees are being removed illegally?
14. What are the penalties for illegally removing trees?
15. This has been very informative, but I have additional questions. Who can I speak with?