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13.40.060 Street Tree Planting Application

In processing an application for a permit, consideration shall be given to the following:

(a) Whether the planting is adaptable to the location proposed;

(b) Whether the planting would involve a hazard to public improvements in the area;

(c) Whether the planting would unduly burden the City in any way with maintenance to prevent infestation and/or physical damage to persons or property;

(d) The qualifications of the person or organization proposed to perform the planting and the need for experienced personnel considering the type of tree, the location, and adjacent hazards;

(e) The aesthetic result of the proposed planting as well as the benefits to the continued health of the planting and plantings in the immediate neighborhood; and

(f) Conformance with the City's approved Street Tree Master Plan.