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An arborist report serves to document the condition of the tree, highlight existent issues, damage, or areas of concern. In addition, the report provides explanatory information, regarding the condition of sites, threats stemming from disease or pest infestation, or mechanical injury. Remedial actions are noted, which may be inclusive of site remediation, fertilization or injections to increase vigor, pest control, air spading to examine and remedy root issues, or pruning and removal, if necessary.
Oftentimes municipalities may require, in part, an arborist report in order to obtain a tree removal permit. Arborist reports themselves are often subject city by-laws.
Is an Arborist Report Necessary?
City permitting websites as well as Forestry Department sites will provide information on whether arborists reports are required in your community. Tree protection ordinances and by-laws can vary from one city to another. To acquire information regarding requirements for your specific project, visit your city’s website or call their information line.
What is the Importance of Arborist Reports?
Arborist reports aid in providing information regarding the health and condition of specific trees; the cause of the problem, and actions which may be taken in order to remedy the problem. Arborist reports are also important to city foresters and neighborhood development services as they help determine which trees can be safely removed without causing undue loss to the community.
Who Can Prepare Arborist Reports?
Whether you require an arborist report to help move your project along or you need help creating a tree preservation plan, contact us today to consult with one of our professional, experienced arborists. We will assist you in realizing your goals while preserving valuable trees that benefit your community.