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Laws and Regulations Regarding Connecticut Trees. Below are a few of the key state laws pertaining to trees. For the complete listing of laws and regulations relating to trees, please see the Compilation of Connecticut's Tree Laws. Department of Transportation (DOT) CGS Section 13a Removal of trees along state highways.
Penalties established by municipalities. Dec 17, A statute imposes liability for cutting a tree on another person’s land without permission. Generally, a person who does so must pay the tree’s owner three times the tree’s reasonable value or five times the reasonable value if the tree is intended for sale or use as a Christmas tree.
But if the person cut the tree by mistake whileFile Size: KB. LAWS. CGS § bars electric and telephone companies from cutting or trimming any tree on a highway or public ground or that hangs over such property without the adjoining property owner ' s consent. If the company cannot obtain the owner ' s consent, it can cut or trim the tree with the approval of the town tree warden or DEEP. The tree warden or DEEP can only consent after a hearing with. According to common law in Connecticut, it’s your legal responsibility to make sure that the trees on your property don’t pose an “unreasonable danger” to others.
That means if you have a tree on your property that’s unhealthy, rotting, or generally unsafe, and is close enough to a neighbor that it puts them or their property at risk, you’re liable if anything goes treegrind.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Sec. 13a Removal of tree along state highways. Penalties established by municipalities. (A, TW) TITLE 16 Chapter Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. Office of Consumer Counsel. Miscellaneous Provisions Sec. h. Under Connecticut case law, if a tree is growing on one person ' s land but its branches or roots encroach on a neighbor ' s land, the neighbor can cut off the branches or roots up to the line of his or her land (see McCrann v.
Town Planning & Zoning Commission, Conn. 65 ). Each municipality is required to have a tree warden. The tree warden's responsibilities include approving the planting, pruning or removal of trees under his or her authority. Public safety is among the chief concerns of the tree warden. How to Contact Your Tree Warden.
Use this map to find contact information for Connecticut's tree wardens. Listings are based on information provided by the municipality and do not include borough or village tree wardens, or deputy tree wardens. Mar 02, Per Connecticut law (C.G.S. § ) any willful cutting of another’s tree (even one on public land) subjects the offender to liability for three times the reasonable value of the tree. If cut through a mistaken belief that the tree was growing on one’s own land then liability is for the tree’s.
Research guides prepared by the Connecticut Judicial Branch law librarians: Encroachment by an Adjoining Landowner in Connecticut. Section 1. Encroachment by vegetation. Section 2. Encroachment by structure. Legislative Reports from the Connecticut Office of Legislative Research: Falling Trees Damaging Others' Property - R Tree Roots.
Whenever, in the opinion of the tree warden, the public safety demands the removal or pruning of any tree or shrub under the tree warden's control, the tree warden may cause such tree, shrub or group of shrubs to be removed or pruned at the expense of the town or borough and the selectmen or borough warden shall order paid to the person performing such work such reasonable compensation therefor as may be determined and approved in writing by the tree warden.