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Atlanta Arbor Tree Care Specialist, LLC

Brookhaven Tree Ordinance

Permit Required: Yes

Specifics:

A tree removal permit is required for removal of any tree greater than 6 inches Diameter at Breast Height (DBH)

Specimen Tree:

  • Pine tree 30-inch DBH or larger
  • Other Conifer trees18-inch DBH or larger; Juniper, Cedar, BaldCypress, Dawn Redwood, Eastern Hemlock, Virginia Pine, China Fir, and other ecologically similar species.
  • 30 inch DBH for Sweetgum and Estern Cottonwood
  • 26 inch DBH tulip poplar
  • 24 inch DBH for all Oaks, Sycamore, Pecan, all Elm (other than American Elm), Red Maple,and all other ecologically similar species.
  • 18 inch DBH or larger for Beech, Hickory, Tupelo/Blackgum, American Holly, Southern Magnolia, American Elm, Red Maple, and other ecologically similar species.
  • 12 inch DBH or larger for native Cherry, Persimmon, and other ecologically similar species.
  • 8 inch DBH or larger for Dogwood, and Redbud.
  • 6 inch DBH or larger for American Hornbeam, Big Leaf Magnolia, Sourwood, Hop Hornbeam, and other ecologically similar species.

Fees: None

Contact Information:

Jeff Dadisman – Tree Canopy Preservation
Program Manager
404-637-0581
jeff.dadisman@brookhavenga.gov

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