Trees on private property may pose threats to public safety or other private.
Sep 22, § Action for cutting, removing, injuring or destroying trees or timber, and damaging lands thereon. 1. If any person, without the consent of the owner thereof, cuts, removes, injures or destroys, or causes to be cut, removed, injured or destroyed, any underwood, tree or timber on the land of another or on the common or other land of a city.
A permit or other requirement(s) may be necessary to undertake a timber harvest in New York State. A state permit is not required for harvesting timber specifically, but a state permit is required when crossing certain classified streams, working in certain designated wetlands, or for clearcuts over 25 acres in the Adirondack Park. In addition to new development, renovations to existing developed areas should be covered. VII. Trees on Private Property.
Trees on private property may pose threats to public safety or other private property. This section provides the authority to inspect private trees and require action by the owner to eliminate any problems, if necessary.
VIII. Jun 10, Does the fact that the New York State Constitution prohibits the cutting of trees for any purpose give Preserve lands all the protection they need? No! The activities of people can harm the very thing they wish to enjoy. Jun 10, Removing Trees Generally, there ane no requirements for the harvesting of trees on non-shoreline parcels unless you plan to clear-cut more than 25 upland acres or 3 wetland acres, or the property is located in a Designated River Area.
Inthe New York State legislature enacted a law (Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law §) to deter the illegal taking of timber. This law provides a statutory right to receive monetary damages for the cutting, removal, injury or destruction of “any underwood, tree or timber on the land of. Mar 26, Trees with paint are trees on the Newcomb to Minerva Trail marked for cutting but were saved by an injunction.
(Provided photo - Peter Bauer).