Mike Haines Superintendent Boston Road Room G11 Billerica, MA Phone: Option #5 Permission to fell trees Staff Directory. MGL c. 49 § 21 A fence or other structure in the nature of a fence which unnecessarily exceeds six feet in height and is maliciously erected or maintained for the purpose of annoying the owners or occupants of adjoining property shall be deemed a private nuisance.
MGL c, § 1 Public shade trees; shrubdisposal.buzz trees within the public way or in the boundaries thereof shall be. In Billerica, the inner Buffer Zone is referred to as the No Alteration Zone (either a or foot buffer setback). including removal of trees within areas protected by the Massachusetts Wetlands Protect Act and/or the Billerica Wetlands Protection Bylaw must be reviewed by the Conservation Department and may also require formal approval.
/5 ( Views. 36 Votes) Planning Permission. Many trees are protected by tree preservation orders which means that, in general, you need the council's consent to prune or fell them. If you are unsure about the status of trees which you intend to prune or fell (or you simply require further information) you should contact your council.
You are likely to need to get permission from us if you wish to fell growing trees (‘growing’ is the term used in the Forestry Act ). We will normally provide you with this through a felling licence, but in certain circumstances you may also need further permissions, including permissions from local authorities and other statutory bodies.