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Tree Removal Permits

Tree Removal Permits

This dataset shows issued tree removal permits in Cambridge.

For any Significant Tree removal, a permit is required from the City Arborist and subject to rules and regulations under City of Cambridge’s Tree Protection Ordinance, Title 8, Chapter 8.66, of the City’s Municipal Code.

A Significant Tree is defined as any tree that has a diameter equal to or greater than six inches (6”) measured at breast height (4.5 feet above the ground). A Mitigation Payment will be required for all Significant Trees removed where an insufficient quantity of Replacement Trees is provided.

For more information, please visit https://www.cambridgema.gov/iwantto/applyforatreeremovalpermit

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Mitigation Feemitigation_feemitigation_feeNumberMitigation fee paid for removal.
Points for Mappingpoints_for_mappingpoints_for_mappingPointCoordinates formatted for mapping trees within the Socrata open data portal's built in map generator.
City Propertycity_propertycity_propertyTextTree is located on city property
NumbernumbernumberNumberNumber of trees removed
Exceptional TreeexceptionalexceptionalTextExceptional Tree. Any Significant Tree thirty (30) inches DBH or larger which is on a Lot.
ReplacementsreplacementsreplacementsNumberNumber of replacements
Prior Removalprior_removalprior_removalTextHas tree been removed prior to permit obtainment
Dead Or Dangerousdead_or_dangerousdead_or_dangerousTextTree is dead or dangerous
Police Neighborhood Regions:@computed_region_guic_hr4a:@computed_region_guic_hr4aNumberThis column was automatically created in order to record in what polygon from the dataset 'Police Neighborhood Regions' (guic-hr4a) the point in column 'points_for_mapping' is located. This enables the creation of region maps (choropleths) in the visualization canvas and data lens.
Police Response Districts:@computed_region_v7jj_366k:@computed_region_v7jj_366kNumberThis column was automatically created in order to record in what polygon from the dataset 'Police Response Districts' (v7jj-366k) the point in column 'points_for_mapping' is located. This enables the creation of region maps (choropleths) in the visualization canvas and data lens.
cambridge_neighborhoods:@computed_region_rffn_qbt6:@computed_region_rffn_qbt6NumberThis column was automatically created in order to record in what polygon from the dataset 'cambridge_neighborhoods' (rffn-qbt6) the point in column 'points_for_mapping' is located. This enables the creation of region maps (choropleths) in the visualization canvas and data lens.
cambridge_cdd_zoning:@computed_region_swkg_bavi:@computed_region_swkg_baviNumberThis column was automatically created in order to record in what polygon from the dataset 'cambridge_cdd_zoning' (swkg-bavi) the point in column 'points_for_mapping' is located. This enables the creation of region maps (choropleths) in the visualization canvas and data lens.
Census Blocks 2010:@computed_region_e4yd_rwk4:@computed_region_e4yd_rwk4NumberThis column was automatically created in order to record in what polygon from the dataset 'Census Blocks 2010' (e4yd-rwk4) the point in column 'points_for_mapping' is located. This enables the creation of region maps (choropleths) in the visualization canvas and data lens.
StreetstreetstreetTextStreet where tree is located.
AddressfulladdressfulladdressTextAddress where tree is located
LatitudelatitudelatitudeTextLatitude where tree is located
LongitudelongitudelongitudeTextLongitude where tree is located
LocationlocationlocationTextLocation of tree on lot
StatusstatusstatusTextStatus of tree removal permit.
Submit Datesubmit_datesubmit_dateCalendar dateSubmission date for permit application.
Issue Dateissue_dateissue_dateCalendar dateIssue date for permit application.
ReasonreasonreasonTextReason for removal
Reason Descriptionreason_descriptionreason_descriptionTextDetails of reason
HeightheightheightNumberHeight of trees
DiameterdiameterdiameterNumberDiameter at breast height (DBH) of the tree
Six Inch Diameterdiameter_six_inchdiameter_six_inchTextThe tree meets or exceeds a diameter of six inches at breast height (DBH)
Special Circumstancesspecial_circumstancesspecial_circumstancesTextSpecial circumstances surrounding the tree removal.
Large Projectlarge_projectlarge_projectTextThe tree removal constitutes or is part of a large project under relevant ordinances.
Replacement Treereplacement_treereplacement_treeTextA tree or trees to be planted to replace any Significant Trees to be removed
Mitigation Planmitigation_planmitigation_planTextPlan to mitigate losses from tree removal
IDididNumberPermit ID
SpeciesspeciesspeciesTextTree species
Planning Boardplanning_boardplanning_boardTextIs this application subject to a special planning board permit?
Tree Removal Company Namecompany_namecompany_nameTextCompany responsible for removing tree.

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