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Atlanta Arbor Tree Care Specialist, LLC

East Point Tree Ordinance

Permit required: Yes

Specifics:

A permit as required pursuant to this Ordinance issued by the East Point Planning and Zoning Department for the removal of trees. For more information, please visit their website.

Specimen Trees:

Specimen tree means any tree in fair or better condition, which qualifies for special consideration for preservation due to size, species, or condition, and which meets the following:

  • 24″ dbh – Large hardwoods such as oaks, hickories, yellow poplars, sweetgums, etc. 30″ dbh – Large softwoods such as pines, deodar cedars, etc.
  • 4″ dbh – Small trees such as dogwoods, redbuds, sourwoods, etc.;

Provided, however, that a lesser-size tree can be considered by a certified arborist to be and designated a specimen tree if it is a rare or unusual species, of exceptional or unique quality, or of historical significance; provided further that a lesser-size tree can be considered by a certified arborist to be and designated a specimen tree if it is specifically used by a builder, developer, or design professional as a focal point in a landscape project.

Fee: None

Contact Information:

678-344-6948

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