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At this point there is no program to assist residents in the cost of tree removal. Some insurance policies have a provision for tree removal in their debris removal policies. If there is a program developed, we will make sure to advertise it as soon as possible. Check with your local fire safe council for...

No.  Trees will not be removed as a normal part of this debris removal program.  The exception to this rule is for trees that are considered a danger to the debris removal workers and these trees will be removed to make a safe working environment.

For qualifying customers, wood left onsite after being taken down by PG&E contractors may qualify for PG&E's no-cost wood removal program.  To qualify for this program, the wood removed by PG&E contractors must be: Reasonably accessible by equipment or machinery. Greater than 4 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length. Within 50 feet of...

Markings on trees in the burn area identify the level of threat the tree poses to utilities. The specific markings are explained below: P1 - Tree poses extreme and immediate danger to utilities. Most P1 trees have already been removed or will be removed as soon as possible. P2 - Tree poses danger to utilities...

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – The Butte County Treasurer-Tax Collector is beginning to mail revised tax bills to property owners affected by the Camp Fire. Property owners will find adjustments to their taxes based on property reassessments completed by the Butte County Assessor’s Office. These adjustments reflect property values from November 1, 2018 through June 30,...

Law enforcement, government agencies and utilities utilize specific markings to indicate various things in areas impacted by the Camp Fire. Please see the key below for more information on what specific paint markings mean. Tree Markings Trees Marked by Utility Providers The following markings on trees in the burn area identify the level of threat...

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding foothills on Saturday. Jan. 5, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., with sustained winds reaching 25 - 30 mph, and wind gusts of up to 50 mph. These high winds may cause tree hazards in areas affected by the...

Yes, but the removal of trees (even a single tree) that will be sold for commercial value are subject to the California Forest Practices act and permitting process. Please contact a Registered Professional Forester, Licensed Timber Operator or Arborist prior to removing trees to be sold for timber value.

In the Town of Paradise, if the tree is dead, diseased or dying a permit is not required to remove the tree. The Town of Paradise is not issuing tree permits for living trees at this time. In unincorporated Butte County, if the tree is dead, diseased or dying a permit is not required to remove...

The remaining dead and dying trees are weakened and are a hazard to life and property and should be removed.

Burned trees and vegetation can be removed from properties that do not contain debris from burned structures. Removing trees from properties with debris from burned structures may disqualify property owners from participating in the Government Debris Removal Program and risks disturbing and moving the hazardous materials contained in your ash footprint. In this situation, waiting...

Yes. If you have a specified amount for debris removal in your insurance policy, you may use your insurance proceeds to remove fire related debris that is ineligible for removal under the program (e.g., swimming pools, patios, trees, etc...). The local government will only collect remaining insurance proceeds, if any, after you have removed ineligible...

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