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Oct 01, Oak trees (Quercus) are one of the most common species in North America and as such have laws that control whether they can be removed from residential properties or not. It is not illegal to cut down an oak tree, just as long as it is not protected in your takedownstump.barted Reading Time: 8 mins. Section LAMC prohibits the removal of oak trees with trunks that are 8 inches in diameter, provided that the trees sit on 1 acre or more of land.
A homeowner who owns property of at least 1 acre cannot legally remove oak trees. Los Angeles Ordinance protects any oak tree growing within half a mile of Mulholland Drive. Feb 05, Finally, for what it's worth, the tree that was removed could still end up causing you problems.
As its roots decay, the soil could sink. It's just something you might want to Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Live oak roots -- or those of any large tree -- have the potential to damage structures. They can crack house foundations, heave sidewalks and deform driveways. Construction of a new structure near /5(K). Oct 15, Topping an oak tree will promote a cleaner lawn. Not to be confused with pruning, topping involves the complete removal of the top of a tree.
By removing all the top branches, the oak tree won’t drop as many acorns or shed as many leaves. The branches will likely regrow, but it can take years or even decades for this to takedownstump.bars: 3. Jun 11, The tree is under power lines.
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A tree that is growing into power lines can become a hazard and may need to be removed by a certified arborist or tree service. The tree is too close to a house or other structure. Trees hanging over the roof or too close to a structure might need to be removed – or at least regularly pruned.
Jun 30, I would recommend you hire a Certified Arborist from a reputable company to climb the tree in the winter, remove any deadwood and lightly thin out the canopy, especially leaning over the house.
Option 2 - Move.
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Jed Jun 27, Mar 17, Removing a tree on your own can be very dangerous, especially if you have to climb a ladder with cumbersome tools to remove bulky branches. These are just some of the risks that come along with DIY tree removal. A certified arborist who is licensed, insured and educated on how to safely remove trees is by far the best person for the job.