I am in the process of rewritting the City's Street Tree Ordinance. In the rewrite I have a section that lists reasons that a street tree may be removed - the last of 9 reasons is "Hardship." However, I need a short, succinct explaination of "Hardship." I am looking in two different area: personal hardship; in that the property owner is carrying an undue burden of having the city tree adjacent to their property. The other hardship would be that the property owner is not allowed to utilize their property as allow by code.
Please note that I do exclude the following from hardship: