Summary: The purpose of this Tip is to outline the information for determining whether a hazardous tree or trees requires SDCI approval to remove, how to complete and submit a Hazard Tree Removal application, the requirements for emergency tree removal, and how to evaluate a tree’s risk. If the hazardous tree is on a property with an active development application, follow guidance in Tip 242A, Tree Requirements Associated with Development.

Date Revised: 12/29/2022

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