Doylestown Borough Council will conduct a public hearing to receive public testimony regarding a proposed ordinance that would establish “general powers and duties of the Shade Tree Commission, permit and street tree application requirements.”
The proposed ordinance sets forth the general powers of the Shade Tree Commission, including advising council on location and removal of street trees, suitable species, conducting a Heritage Tree survey, holding public meetings, and commenting on subdivision and land-development applications when requested by the Doylestown Borough Zoning and Planning Department.
The proposed ordinance sets forth standards for emergency and hazard tree removals, permit requirements, sidewalk repair responsibility conditions when damaged by street trees, and violation penalties.
A copy of the proposed ordinance can be reviewed at Doylestown Borough Hall during normal business hours.
Date: Wednesday, March 21
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Doylestown Borough Hall, 57 W. Court St, Doylestown PA 18901.
UPDATE: Meeting Cancelled Due to Weather in Doylestown, PA