The city is in a Stage 2 drought. Please take urgent steps to reduce water use.
Many services can be accessed online rather than in person. In person services currently require advance appointments.
The appeal period begins when staff makes a decision on whether or not the tree removal or heavy pruning is approved and lasts for 15 days. A community member must submit a heritage tree appeal form(PDF, 820KB) and he/she must pay appeal fee (refer to Master Fee Schedule) within the appeal period. Section 13.24.060 and the heritage tree administrative guidelines outlines the appeal process and its requirements. The table below summarizes who can appeal staff’s decision and who is the appealing body.