For CPNO Member Meeting – April 19, 2021
What: This Ordinance will delete Section 16-26.003(2) Exceptions for Preservation of Mature Trees in its
entirety. Further the Ordinance will add Section 16-26.008. The text will allow an administrative variance to
zoning setbacks for the preservation of trees in R-1, R-2, R-2A, R-2B, R-3, R-3A, R-4, R-4A,
R-4B, R-5, PD-H and R-5 zoning districts.
Why: This ordinance will allow the staff of the Office of Zoning and Development to reduce the required
setback on property administratively to preserve trees. This Ordinance is companion legislation to 21-O-0063 the
Tree Protection Ordinance rewrite.