2006 New York Code - Replacement Of Trees Removed During Construction.
§ 18-107 Replacement of trees removed during construction. Any individual, firm or corporation that intends to remove during construction any tree that is within the jurisdiction of the commissioner, shall post a bond with the commissioner to insure that within thirty days after the completion of construction all trees removed, destroyed or severely damaged shall be replaced at the expense of the permittee. The total caliper of all trees planted in the course of restoration shall in no event be less than the total caliper of all trees removed. Replacement shall be made with 2 1/2 to 6 inch caliper trees and/or directed by the department horticultural officer. The replacement shall be made in the spring or fall season, as determined by such horticultural officer. The amount of the bond as determined by the commissioner shall be sufficient to cover the cost of replacement.
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