Homes are often constructed near existing trees to take advantage of their aesthetic and environmental value. Unfortunately, the processes involved with construction can be deadly to nearby trees. Proper planning and care are needed to preserve trees on building sites. An arborist can help you decide which trees can be saved. The arborist can also work with the builder to protect the trees throughout each phase of construction.
Tips on Avoiding Damage to Trees During Construction
Article VII, Sec. 22-20, of Princeton's Trees and Shrubs Ordinance