SF Board of Appeals Hearing on Masonic Ave Tree Replacement

Agenda

Of note:

(6) APPEAL NO. 15-085 CURTIS SPECK & ARIANE EROY, Appellant(s) vs. DEPT. OF PUBLIC WORKS BUREAU OF URBAN FORESTRY, Respondent

Masonic Avenue between Geary Blvd. and Fell Street. Protesting the ISSUANCE on May 19, 2015, to the Department of Public Works, of a Tree Removal Permit (approval of request to remove forty-four (44) street trees with replacement of one-hundred eighty-five (185) street trees)

Background

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