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Utility Vegetation Management Ordinance

Read this overview of changes made to the former proposal since May 2013.
And here is an updated Duke Energy map showing new urban trimming coverage areas.


The City's Tree Ordinance Review Committee was created by City Council in January 2013. It consists of four council members appointed by City Council and meets on an as-needed basis.


The next meeting has yet to be scheduled.   

Agendas/Meeting Materials


May 9

May 2
At this meeting, the committee unanimously recommended the following for City Council review and consideration. A public hearing on these items is tentatively planned during its June 18 meeting.
~ Draft Utility Vegetative Management Ordinance Key Provisions and other associated key items
~ Draft Utility Vegetative Management Ordinance 
~ Duke Energy New Urban Trimming Standard
~ Duke Energy Map Showing Area of Coverage of New Urban Trimming Standard – Old Design OH Circuits/Purple Color
~ Resolution Concerning Utility Vegetative Management Ordinance
~ Committee Adopted Element – Enhanced Tree Canopy Management and Replanting Program Recommendations

April 4
March 21
March 4
February 11
February 4

Council Members

Nancy Vaughan, chair
Marikay Abuzuaiter
Yvonne Johnson
Nancy Hoffmann 



Last updated: 4/10/2014 4:00:12 PM