These times do not include processing times for non-Planning permits which.
Trimming. Significant Tree in RH District/ Heritage Tree. View More. San Mateo County’s trees enhance its natural beauty and provide such environmental benefits as view enhancement, soil stabilization, wildlife habitat, and shading benefits. The County has designated trees of 12” in diameter or larger (measured at breast height) in any area of the unincorporated County, as well as trees of 6” in. Regulation of Removal of Significant Trees.
The Board of Supervisors finds and declares that the existing and future trees and tree communities located within the County of San Mateo are a valuable and distinctive natural resource. The trees and tree communities of the County augment the economic base through provision of resources for forest products, encouragement of tourism, and enhancement.
The Board of Supervisors finds and declares that the existing and future trees and tree communities located within the County of San Mateo are a valuable and distinctive natural resource.
Tree Removal Permit Application. View More. pdf Tree Removal Permit Application Form KB. Thursday, June 24, In advance of fire season and drought conditions, the Community Development Director, in consultation with the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s San Mateo–Santa Cruz Unit and the San Mateo County Resource Conservation District, has issued a Notice Regarding Permit Exemption for Tree Removal.
As described in the notice, the County has waived permit requirements and fees for the responsible removal.
If you are requesting a pruning permit, please see the Tree Pruning Specification Guidelines.
May 25, tree removal occurs between May 1st and September 30th, the property owner should wait until October to plant replacement trees in order to reduce the watering demand and plant stress. When replacement trees are planted, the property owner should notify the Planning Department. The City of San Mateo Tree Division is responsible for the maintenance, protection and renewal of our City’s valuable tree resource.
Our Primary Responsibilities Include: Scheduling contract maintenance including: pruning, removal of dead and hazardous trees, planting, and emergency tree operations. Administering the Protected Trees Ordinance.