Representatives to outside agencies.
If a homeowner wishes to have a street tree removed, they may apply to the City by: 1. Filling out the Tree Removal Application.
We review permits for planting, trimming, and removing trees on public and private property and provide technical assistance to residents on urban forestry issues.
For full tree removal policy, please see Tree Removal Policy & Application. 2. Mail or bring the application with the fee to City Hall, Finance Department. 3.
The request. Dead tree removal; Stump removal; Tree planting; Tree trimming; Numerous other concerns regarding City owned trees; Adopt A Tree Program. To encourage planting in the City of Albany, the City will underwrite one half of the cost of purchasing and planting a tree.
The trees are to be planted in the City right-of-way in front of or on the side of your home. City of Albany Application for Tree Removal Permit Application is hereby made to the City of Albany pursuant to the provision of Albany Municipal Code (AMC) for a tree removal permit for the property herein described. Owner of Record Authorized Agent Name Name Address Address City State Zip City State Zip Phone e-mail Phone e-mail. Application for Tree Removal Permit Application is hereby made to the City of Albany pursuant to the provision of Albany Municipal Code (AMC) for a tree removal permit.
Trees should be pruned as necessary. Emergency pruning is given priority, and requests for safety pruning are evaluated and, if necessary, dealt with. Trees with storm damage, dead branches, blocked sign visibility, pedestrian and vehicle clearances, among other concerns can be reported to City of Albany Public Works.
(6) Unless removal is expressly authorized by a land use action or approval issued by the City of Albany, it shall be unlawful to remove any tree larger than or equal to feet in circumference (approximately 25 inches in diameter), public or private, within the City of Albany city limits without first making application to the City of Albany and obtaining a permit or as otherwise authorized by this code.
Jan 09, City Tree Commission. The City Tree Commission advises the City Council about matters involving trees in the community, especially trees in public spaces and in the City right-of-way.
The Commission has completed the City Tree Master Plan. The Commission also oversees the City's Heritage Tree program; recommends policies for the planting, removal, and care of public trees; and. For TREE EMERGENCIES during business hours (, M-F) please callAfter hours, weekends, and holidays, call Albany Police DepartmentThe City of Albany’s Urban Forestry Program identifies trees as a valuable asset to our community.
The City retains sole authority over any street tree removal and makes the final decision as to whether a tree is removed. These are some possible reasons for tree removal: The tree has been assessed by a qualified City Officer / Contractor as being diseased and beyond repair or dead. The tree has been irreparably damaged by a storm event.