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Tree & Site Clearing
The City of Belton believes trees have a positive economic effect by enhancing property values and making the City more attractive.  Therefore, a policy has been established to preserve Protected Trees.  It is unlawful to remove a Protected Tree without an approved permit from the Planning Department. Simply, a tree having a Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) of 8 inches or more is considered a Protected Tree. There are exceptions to this rule that you can read here (Section VI.A.3.b) 
A Site Clearing Permit is the first step toward receiving permission to remove trees or brush. Find that application here.

Do I need a tree survey or inventory?

What zoning requires a tree survey?

What if a land surveyor finds no Protected Trees on my lot?

What if I must remove trees?

Where can I read the entire section about tree preservation?

I have to replace a tree, how does that work?

Do you have a list of Belton Heritage Trees?