If you plan to remove a tree from your property.
} Oct 28, Call the City of Asheville’s Customer Service Division at if a tree is blocking the road or to request trimming. If a fallen or leaning tree rests on a power line, call Duke Energy Progress at or Urban Tree Canopy Study – (October ) Asheville Urban Forestry CommissionEstimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Duke Energy Progress, the main electricity provider to the Asheville area, recommends that homeowners do not plant any trees directly beneath power lines or in the rights of way. If trees become a threat to the power lines, they will be trimmed by Duke Energy Progress teams, and it may be completed without warning. SUMMARY. CGS §as amended by PAspecifies when an electric or telecommunications companies can (1) trim or remove trees, both within the tree belt and on private property, to ensure the reliability of its service or (2) relocate its lines.
The law generally requires the company to notify adjoining property owners.
Oct 14, You can try Asheville NC of them, but when it comes to power lines, trees are pruned to ensure electrical safety and reliability, not bushgrinding.club: Roy Berendsohn. Sep 26, Additionally, after having allowed the utility company onto their property to trim trees near power lines, the property owner may be required to dispose of (and pay for the disposal of) trees, branches and/or foliage or vegetation that has been trimmed and cut down by the utility.
Have you suffered an injury or death? Jul 01, The City of Asheville, realizing that trees have a profound effect on the quality of life in the community, deems it necessary and desirable in the interest of public health, safety and welfare to enact an ordinance for the preservation, planting, replacement and removal of trees without denying the reasonable use and enjoyment of real property.