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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.

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Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"cambridgema-gov/tree-removal-permits-vj95-me7d\".\"tree_removal_permits\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • tree_removal_permits
Upstream Metadata