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CalFIRE FP 5GG20164 – Mountain Communities Defensible Space and DDD Tree Removal

This program allocates $750,000 through March 15, 2025 to assist local homeowners with their Defensible Space and Abatement needs in accordance with PRC4291, as well as the removal of Dead, Dying, or Diseased Trees which have not been affected by the Gold Spotted Oak Borer beetle. Following a site visit by MCFSC Field Staff, an Invitation to Bid is sent to a number of local contractors and once pricing is received, the MCFSC presents the homeowner with the lowest bid. The cost share to the homeowner under this grant is 25%. Homeowners seeking abatement assistance under this program must meet eligibility criteria based on