32.08 TREE PROTECTION DURING CONSTRUCTION.

(1)    REVIEW OF PERMIT APPLICATIONS. The City Forester shall review all applications for approval of construction in public rights-of-way and other public areas under Chapter 10, and shall make recommendations to the Building Inspector as to conditions or requirements necessary to adequately protect public trees and trees on property adjacent to such public areas from damage due to the construction work. Such recommendation shall include compliance with all applicable standards contained in Section 32.05 unless the Forester shall determine that compliance therewith is unnecessary or impracticable under the circumstances.

(2)    CITY CONTRACTS. All City contracts for public construction shall include or incorporate by reference the standards contained in Section 32.05 to the extent applicable to the construction project; provided, however, that the City Forester may waive any standards the Forester determines to be unnecessary or impracticable under the circumstances. The decision of the Forester under this subsection shall be reviewable by the City Administrator. (Ord. 19-06)