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Atlanta Arbor Tree Care Specialist, LLC

Alpharetta Tree Ordinance

Alpharetta Tree Ordinance – Within The City Limits

Perm Required: Yes

Specifics:

  • A tree permit is required for the removal of all trees that are alive.
  • A tree removal permit is not required for dead trees or trees that have already fallen. It is recommended to take photos of these trees for your records.
  • Replacement trees may be required

Specimen Tree:

  • Pine Trees: 30-inch diameter or larger for trees in the Pinus (Pine) genus.
  • Coniferous Trees: 20” diameter or larger for trees in the cedrus (deodar cedar), Thuja (Arborvitae), or other ecologically similar trees,
  • Overstory Trees: 30-inch diameter or larger for trees in the Liquidambar (Sweetgum) or Liriodendron (Tulip poplar) genus
  • 20-inch diameter or larger for trees in the Fagus (Beech), Nyssa (Tupelo), Diospyros (Persimmon), Sassafras (Sassafras), or other ecologically similar trees,
  • 20-inch diameter or larger for Magnolia grandiflora (Southern magnolia) and those cultivars that generally reach a mature height over 40’
  • 24-inch (24′′) diameter or larger for trees in all other genera
  • Understory Trees: 8-inch (8′′) diameter or larger.

Fees: No

Contact Information:

6782976229
treepermits@alpharetta.ga.us

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