This information will help you through the process when you need to protect a City tree during construction. A City tree is defined as any tree located with a parkway, easement or other public area and any tree on the protected tree list regardless of its location. More details can be found in a City brochure on protecting trees during construction.
PERMITS YOU MAY NEED
Here is a list of permits and/or approvals typically required from different departments:
WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO
The City of Beverly Hills regards its "urban forest" as a valuable historic and aesthetic resource. Trees, particularly protected species, are to be safeguarded throughout excavation and construction. The tree protection plan is reviewed to make sure that it is carried out with no danger to the public. Without oversight by the City, many old and beautiful trees might be killed or damaged during a construction project.
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
The information we need from you depends on the extent of your project but the following are some of the things we look for when protecting the city's trees:
Additional information can be found in a City brochure on protecting trees during construction. To get started on this process, contact Public Wortks at (310) 285-2467.