Are there exemptions?
Permits are not required for the removal, trimming or pruning of a tree damaged by storm, fire, or other natural disaster or otherwise determined to be dangerous by the Community Development Director, Police Officer, firefighter or code enforcement officer.

Also exempted from this ordinance are the following types of trees:
  • Immature Class trees—do not exceed 19” circumference when located in the front yard or do not exceed 30” circumference when located in a side/rear yard.

  • Trees that must be removed or trimmed by order of any public agency or public utility having jurisdiction.

  • Any palm tree or fruit tree.

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1. How do I get a tree on my private property removed or trimmed?
2. Do I need a permit to prune mature trees?
3. What are the conditions for getting a permit?
4. What does the City ordinance say?
5. Are there exemptions?
6. Who trims trees in the public parkway?