Northbrook, Illinois, United States.
The Commissioner of the Department of Building and Zoning shall approve all requests for Tree Removal if one or more of the following conditions are present: Trees pose a safety hazard to pedestrians or vehicular traffic or any building or structure.
Sep 23, There are protected trees in Cook County and all residents should follow the tree preservation guidelines. In case anyone is found guilty of removing trees that are protected without getting a permit then they will be fined heavily. In some cases, you may be required to replace the trees. The commissioner of building and zoning is in-charge. COOK COUNTY ARTICLE 1 TREE PRESERVATION PURPOSE Provisions of this Article are intended to preserve existing trees, establish regulations limiting the removal of trees, insure the replacement of trees on public and private property within unincorporated Cook County and safeguard the ecological and aesthetic environment of the community.
San Jose also requires permits for trees with a trunk circumference of 56 inches or greater or two feet above ground.
A “variance” means a grant of relief from the requirements of the Cook County Zoning Ordinance which permits construction in a manner that would otherwise be prohibited by the Ordinance.
Tree Removal Application ( KB) Search form. Search. Please allow us at least hours notice per request, and working days for removal requests. Please indicate if the work to be performed is on Public Property or Private Property. A copy of the Permit must remain in the vehicle at all times. Cook County Zoning Ordinance. Ord. No. O, as adopted by the County Board on November 6, Amendments are indicated by parenthetical history notes following amended provisions.
The absence of a history note indicates that the provision remains unchanged from the original. Obvious misspellings and punctuation errors have been corrected.