The California Business and Professional Code requires a contractor's license to trim or prune trees over 15 feet in height. (B&P Code § 7026.1(d).)
Whenever hiring a landscaping company to trim the association's trees, boards must make sure the company is licensed and insured, including workers' compensation insurance. Their license can be verified online through the Contractor License Board.
See pruning limbs overhanging neighboring properties.
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