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Tree Removal Request Application

  1. Process to Request Approval

    1. Use the following form to describe:
    - the trees proposed for removal
    - the mitigation plan

    2. You will be asked below to upload a sketch map indicating the location of the proposed trees for removal and the Jurisdictional Area.

    3. After submitting this form, flag the trees proposed for removal in preparation for a site visit from a member from the Conservation Office. Staff will inspect the area within one week of receiving this application. You do not need to be present for the site visit.

    4. Do not proceed with the tree removal until the Conservation Office has issued approval for the tree removal.

    Questions may be directed to the Conservation Office at 781-786-5068 or conservation@westonma.gov

  2. Removal in Jurisdictional Area*

    In which of he following areas are you requesting to remove trees? Find the following corresponding section to add details.

  3. Tree Removal Details In the 25' NDZ or a Wetland Resource Area:

    Please provide an answer for the nine questions below, if the proposed work falls within this jurisdictional area.

  4. Tree Removal Details in Riverfront Area or the 100-foot Buffer Zone but outside the 25’ NDZ

    Please provide an answer for the nine questions below, if the proposed work falls within this jurisdictional area.

  5. Sketch Map and Mitigation Plans

    Below, you will be asked to upload a sketch map of the trees proposed for removal in the jurisdictional area. The sketch must show the following:
    1. Location of existing Wetland Resource Areas (including Riverfront Area) and the 100-foot buffer zone, house, trees, and other relevant features
    2. Location of proposed trees to be cut (numbered in a way that can be cross-referenced with the Tree Removal Request form); and
    3. Location where proposed mitigation trees or shrubs (if required) will be planted

    You can access a map of the property on the Town's MapsOnline GIS Program. The link below will take you to a web page where a the MapsOnline user guide can also be found.

    You will also be asked to upload a mitigation plan for a proposed tree removal, if required due to size or location.

  6. Follow the directions above before uploading the sketch map of the proposed location of tree removal.

  7. Mitigation Plan Required*

  8. Upload page 7 from the Tree/Shrub Replacement Guidelines (PDF located above).

  9. Waiver Request

    I would like to request a waiver for any required mitigation planting due to the following reason:

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