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development as evidenced by City or County aerial photographs, or a tree survey of trees 1” caliper and larger. Heritage Tree. Any tree that is listed in the North Carolina Big Trees List, the American Forest Association’s Champion Tree list or any tree that would measure 80% of the points of a tree on the North Carolina Big Trees treegrinding.bar Size: KB. Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center. East 4th Street.
Charlotte NC Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Contact. Clerk to the Board. Send an Email. Mecklenburg County Ordinances. Tree ordinance Originally adopted inthe tree ordinance protects trees in the public right of way and those on private property as they relate to development. The ordinance also requires tree-planting with new construction. The City of Charlotte adopted Tree Ordinance, City Code Chapter 21, is available for review online. City of Charlotte, NC Tree Ordinance Guidelines.
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When portions of forested stands must be developed, careful consideration shall be given to preserving wooded perimeters or the most desirable natural features in order to retain the aesthetic or visual character of the site.
City Trees and Protected Woody Vegetation. Charlotte Tree Ordinance Sections:Definitions - Caliper – a diameter measurement for trees, shrubs and other wo ody. For non-emergency public tree issues, use this formto report damage to a tree, report a hanging tree limb or request a tree health/condition assessment.
Please enter the street location and include a house number. You may also use the CLT+ app or call ( if calling from outside Mecklenburg County).
If the fallen tree or limbs were the fault of a natural occurrence or an Act of God, the property owner is not generally held responsible for the damage.
Planting shall meet Standard Planting Details (CMLD standards ). Each tree shall be adequately watered and mulched. Staking and guying are optional, but not recommended. No exposed wires shall directly touch tree trunk or branches. Fertilization is to be done according to National Arborist Association Standards. One of the primary responsibilities of Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement is to issue building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits as required by North Carolina General Statute D Appropriate permits are required for Commercial Work related to any new construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, movement to another site.
Tree Preservation, Protection, & Removal Purpose. Wooded sites provide distinct aesthetic, economic and environmental significance and value as a natural resource of the Town. Existing vegetation plays a critical role in maintaining aesthetics, water quality, minimizing erosion and downstream flooding, and increasing quality of life.