Municipalities require tree plans for various reasons, primarily to manage and protect their urban tree canopy and the benefits it provides to the community. Tree plans serve several purposes, which will be discussed in this blog.
Municipal tree recompense calculations are used to determine the compensation or replacement requirements when trees are removed or damaged as part of development, construction, or other activities. These calculations are typically put in place to help mitigate the loss of trees and their associated environmental and community benefits. This blog discuses some reasons why municipalities use recompense calculations:
A municipal tree removal permit is typically required for several reasons, which can vary depending on local regulations and policies. This blog discuses some common reasons why a municipality might require a tree removal permit.