Decatur releases draft of tree removal ordinance

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 7, 2014

The city of Decatur released a draft of the proposed tree removal ordinance that City Commissioners will consider approving on Jan. 21.

To read the draft ordinance, click this link: Draft Proposed Tree Ordinance 1_6_14

“On behalf of the City of Decatur, we would like to thank everyone who has taken the time to participate in developing and reviewing the proposed tree ordinance,” city spokeswoman Casie Yoder said via email. “We know that people have strong feelings on these issues, and we are working to ensure our processes are transparent and understandable.

“We know that there will be questions and comments about various elements in the proposal, and encourage your readers to submit them  The summary document will be updated periodically based on your input, and we will do our best to respond to questions as we receive them.”

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