Often the damages from construction are not apparent for several years. Therefore it is important to be vigilant in protecting trees when construction is taking place. Construction equipment can:
Communicate clearly these objectives with all involved in the building process, including the landscapers. The landscapers are important because changing the grade of the land, installing irrigation systems, or rototilling for new plantings can all lead to damage to the tree roots if not done properly.
Please refer to Municipal Code 7-6-4-3 for more details.
By following these guidelines you will protect your mature trees during construction and enhance your property value.