Butte County Recovers-The official website for Butte County disaster response and recovery

FAQ Topic: Tree Removal

Can I sell the salvageable tree timber to help pay for the cost or removal?

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.

I have trees with spray paint markings on them. What do they mean?

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 … Continued

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