California Public Resources Code > Pub. Res. Code §25984. Limitations on Applicability of Act
This chapter does not apply to any of the following:
(a) A tree or shrub planted prior to the installation of a solar collector.
(b) A tree planted, grown, or harvested on timberland as defined in Section 4526 or on land devoted to the production of commercial agricultural crops.
(c) The replacement of a tree or shrub that had been growing prior to the installation of a solar collector and that, subsequent to the installation of the solar collector, dies, or is removed for the protection of public health, safety, or the environment.
(d) A tree or shrub that is subject to a city or county ordinance.