Hollywood Tree Ordinance
Generally. Permits for tree removal may be approved where one or more of the following conditions are deemed to exist by the town planner/zoning administrator:
(1) Trees are not required to be retained by the provisions of this article.
(2) Trees are diseased, dead or dying (as determined by the town planner/zoning administrator or a qualified arborist.
(3) Trees pose an imminent safety hazard to nearby buildings, or pedestrian or vehicular traffic (as determined by the town planner/zoning administrator or a qualified arborist).
Clarification: Trees located within up to 15 feet beyond building footprint, driveways/parking area footprint, are permitted to be removed.
(4) Trees located within the approved footprint of a building present an unreasonable hardship to move the footprint of the building to another site on the lot (as determined by the town planner/zoning administrator or a qualified arborist).
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