Thursday, February 2, 2012

Semi Tropic Spiritualists' Tract: Park-like No More

Photo: Russell Bates, February 1, 2012.  The lower lot of the Semi Tropic Spirtualists' Tract looks dramatically different than it did last fall.  (Click on photos to enlarge.)
Photo: Diane Edwardson, September 28, 2011.  It used to be pretty damn park-like. 

We're still waiting for a response from CD13 on the developer was able to secure the native tree removal permits without first securing their grading & building permits. 

Note: most of the trees in these two photos are non-native and could be removed without permits.  However, without an approved grading permit, we could be doomed to decades of a denuded and dangerous slope if this developer, like so many before, falls into the Legacy of Failed Development