What is the format of an Arborist Report?

The Arborist Report should be submitted in a "Booklet" style when the assignment is somewhat complex and requires substantial detail (as recommended in the Consultant’s Guide to Writing Effective Reports by ASCA 2004). Like a book, booklet reports have a title page, table of contents, introduction, main text, glossary, bibliography, and supporting materials. Standard components of a booklet report include: A separate cover letter

 - Title page
 - Table of contents
 - Summary
 - Introduction, including the Assignment and Background
 - Observations
 - Analysis or testing
 - Discussion
 - Conclusions
 - Recommendations
 - Supporting material, including an appendix, glossary, bibliography, signature page, and statement of assumptions and limitations.

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1. What is an Existing Tree/Major Vegetation?
2. Is the Tree Protection Plan the only requirement for development regarding Protected Trees?
3. Why trees should be protected?
4. Can the City Arborist provide recommendations for development projects?
5. What is an ISA Certified Arborist?
6. What is a Project Arborist?
7. Is a Tree Protection Plan always required when building near a Protected Tree?
8. What happens if a Protected Tree is damaged?
9. How do I calculate the Tree Protection Zone?
10. When is an Arborist Report required?
11. Is the Arborist Report and TPP the same thing?
12. What is the format of an Arborist Report?
13. Is a permit required to remove Protected Trees?
14. Where can I apply for a tree removal permit?
15. Where can I get answers to additional questions?