Woodlot Alteration

The City requires a permit for any alteration of a treed area of at least one-fourth acre on a vacant lot, which includes significant trees. A significant tree is any healthy tree measuring a minimum of 6 inches in diameter for hardwood deciduous trees, 8 inches in diameter for coniferous/evergreen trees, 12 inches diameter for softwood deciduous trees, and specimen trees of any species 28 inches in diameter or greater as defined herein. Buckthorn or others noxious woody plants as determined by the environmental planner are not considered a significant tree species at any diameter.

Application & Submittal Requirements

Please refer to the Woodlot Alteration Application (PDF) for submittal requirements.