A. "Cutting" means felling or removal of a tree, or any procedure
in which the natural result will lead to the death or substantial destruction of
a tree. Such acts include but are not limited to the severe cutting back of
limbs to stubs larger than three inches in diameter; and damage inflicted upon
the root system of the tree. "Cutting" does not include normal pruning within
the bounds of accepted arboricultural practices.
B. "DBH" means diameter-at-breast-height, a tree trunk diameter
measured in inches 4.5 feet above the ground.
C. "Development" means all site improvements, including buildings,
structures, parking and loading areas, landscaping, paved or graveled areas, and
areas devoted to exterior display, storage, or activities.
D. "Land Use Review" means an approval procedure for a specific
use or development required under Title 33 or 34.
E. "Person" means any individual or legal entity.
F. "Regulated property" means all property where tree cutting
is not otherwise regulated under Title 33 or 34, where trees have not be
considered through a previous land use review, and which;
Does not have a single-family dwelling on it; or
2. Can be further subdivided pursuant to the Portland Zoning or Land
Division Codes, whether there is a structure on the property or the property
is vacant; or
3. Is not located in a single-family residential zone pursuant to City
of Portland Zoning Maps; or
4. Is not solely used as a single-family residence.
G. "Tree" means any woody plant having at least a 12" DBH or any
tree planted as a mitigation requirement of PCC 20.42.100. "Tree" does not
include any plant on the Nuisance Plant List or the Prohibited Plant List of the
Portland Plant List adopted by Ordinance 164838 and amended by Ordinance 166572
H. "Urban Forester" means the Urban Forestry Manager or the
I. "Unregulated property" means a lot or parcel which:
Is located in a residential zone pursuant to the City of Portland
2. Is occupied by a single-family dwelling;
3. Is solely used as a single-family residence; and
4. Cannot be further subdivided or partitioned pursuant to the
Portland Zoning or Land Division Codes.