12.16.040: PROCEDURE:
 
Responsibility
Step
Action
Property owner
1
Contact the city for a list of trees allowed/not allowed within public rights of way.
Property owner
2
Make application for planting a tree within the public right of way. Be prepared to include the varieties of the trees, a sketch of where the tree will be planted (with dimensions). Include adjacent improvements in the sketch (curb, gutter, sidewalk, driveway, poles, fire hydrant, signs, streetlights, overhead and underground wires, water meter, gas line, etc). Call Blue Stakes.
Property owner
3
Identify name, mailing address and telephone number.
Property owner
4
Make application for pruning the tree. Indicate generally how the tree will be pruned (avoid topping or scalping the tree).
Property owner
5
Make application for removal of the tree, treatment of the trunk or roots and grinding or removal of the stump.
Property owner
6
Responsible for any tree in the parkway and behind the sidewalk or on private property.
Property owner
7
Will be responsible for damage to adjacent improvements (wires, curb, gutter, sidewalk, pipes, etc.).
Property owner
8
Remove all tree cuttings from the site.
City
9
Issue permits, distribute tree list, and participate in tree education.
 
(Res. 2011-04, 2011)