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20.42.080 Review of Applications.

A. The Urban Forester shall review applications for conformance to the provisions of this chapter and either accept as complete and in conformance, return for revisions, or deny the application.

B. If the application is accepted as being complete and in conformance, the Urban Forester shall not issue the permit until notice has been posted according to Section 20.42.110 of this Code and all appeals have been settled in favor of the applicant.

C. The issuance of the Tree Cutting Permit shall constitute conformance to the provisions of these regulations and approval for the tree removal.

D. Notwithstanding subsection A of this Section, if the tree proposed to be cut has been required to be preserved or protected as a condition of approval of a land use action pursuant to the City of Portland Zoning Code, the tree cutting application shall be processed as an amendment to that land use action and shall be reviewed and approved by the body responsible for reviewing such land use actions.