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The following standards shall be followed prior to and during construction to protect significant trees.
(A) Within the drip line of any protected tree, there shall be no cut or fill unless the disturbance has been evaluated and approved by an independent arborist, urban forester, landscape architect or other certified professional as approved by the Director.
(B) Prior to and during construction, temporary barriers shall be erected around all protected existing trees, or tree stands, with a four-foot fence outside the drip line or five times the DBH, whichever is greater. There shall be no storage or movement of equipment, material, debris or fill within the fenced tree-protection zone. The temporary barriers shall be inspected by a qualified professional identified in division (A) above prior to disturbance.
(Ord. 3474, passed 9-5-2006)