Village of Rye Brook, NY - Home
Village of Rye Brook, NY Let Us Help
Village of Rye Brook Offices
938 King Street
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Hours: M-F 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Building Dept. @ 3:30 PM
Tel: (914) 939-1121

December 18, 2017
1:53 AM


Receive community information instantly! Sign up at GovDelivery today! It's quick, easy and secure.

Village Green News  
Print this page Print this page Email this page Email this page

  Select News to View

Keep up to date with the current news and information.

Please select the year.
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Back to Article List

Proposed Changes to Tree Code Section 235
Release Date: February 09, 2007

The Village of Rye Brook Advisory Council on Environmental Conservation is currently in the process of reviewing and recommending possible changes to Code Section 235 “TREES.”

Members of the Public are strongly urged and encouraged to attend this Scheduled Meeting of The Advisory Council on Environmental Conservation’s meeting on tree code revisions. Resident input is a valuable resource to all of us.

Proposed Code Changes:

  • New proposal to require trees 8" in diameter and greater to be permitted for removal. Currently trees 12” in diameter and greater require permitting
  • Removal of Protected Tree section.
  • Addition of tree removal permit term to 60 days, Renewable at the approval authorities discretion (possible renewal fee).
  • Addition and expansion of definition section
  • Addition of section outlining spacing for newly planted street trees
  • Establishing distances of planting street trees with relations to curbs, sidewalks, and hydrants
  • Addition of a section restricting height of trees to be planted under utility power lines
  • Better defining Approval Authority
  • Addition of a Responsibility of Property Owner section.
  • Proposing Tree topping as a unlawful practice and imposing a penalty
  • Any appeal of the Approval Authority shall be made in writing and be accompanied with a bond to retain a certified arborist prior to appearing before The Advisory Council on Environmental Conservation
  • Fines and Penalties shall be increased from minimum $250 to $450 for trees removed without a permit

 



Site Map | Comments | Privacy Policy | Powered by Cit-E-Net
© 2017 The Village of Rye Brook, N.Y. All Rights Reserved.