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Tree Services Fulton County Unincorporated, Georgia

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Tree Removal Services

Whether you need emergency tree removal in Marietta, GA, or are looking for a reliable tree removal company, we've got you covered. Our services ensure safety and efficiency, minimizing impact on your landscape.

Tree Trimming And Pruning

Enhance the health and aesthetics of your trees with our professional tree pruning and trimming services in Marietta. Our team ensures your trees are cared for with precision and expertise.

Plant Healthcare

Trust us for top-notch tree fertilization services to keep your trees thriving. Our certified arborists in Marietta, GA, are experts in maintaining tree health and vitality.

Arborist Consultation

Our certified arborists have the training and experience to explain how and, more importantly, why a certain type of work is recommended.

Storm Damage

Sometimes it is difficult to find a tree removal service during a natural disaster, or when you need one due to randomly fallen trees caused by rain, but we always rush to help and we give priority treatment to all people affected by storm damage.

Green Waste

Atlanta Arbor’s Green Waste Division offers its customers a hauling service like no other. Not only do we pick up and haul away all of your larger-than-life trunk pieces, we also take care of any other necessary clean-up and debris removal.

Free Mulch Delivery

Enhance your landscape while promoting soil health with our free mulch delivery service, a sustainable solution from Atlanta Arborist
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Tree Reduction

Tree reduction involves selectively cutting back a tree's branches and canopy to decrease its overall size. This technique is distinct from tree topping or thinning as it focuses on reducing the tree's height and spread while maintaining its natural form
The Atlanta Arbor team carrying out tree reduction services

Tree Thinning

Atlanta's urban landscapes thrive with well-maintained trees, and tree thinning is vital to this upkeep.
Atlanta Arbor Team carrying out Tree Thinning

Atlanta Arbor puts the safety of your property and people first and foremost

About us
Our job is to do it right and to do it well

Welcome to Atlanta Arbor Tree Care Specialist, LLC, where your landscape’s health and beauty are our top priority. As a dynamic team in Marietta, GA, we bring over 30 years of combined expertise in tree care services.

Our founder, Josh Marotta, has shaped a company that stands for meticulous attention to detail, a deep understanding of arboriculture, and a commitment to environmentally responsible practices.

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Absolutely amazing experience
Absolutely amazing experience with Atlanta Arbor from start to finish. I called Josh the morning after a large lightning strike - he was extremely responsive and had one of his arborists out immediately to assess the damage and come up with a plan. The work was completed quickly, professionally and at what I felt was a fair price. They also dealt with the permit and all communication with the city, which can be a huge headache. Highly recommend Atlanta Arbor to anyone in need of tree care services. We’re happy to have found our new arborist and will absolutely use them again.
Kate Beiser Connolly
The best price & service
Arborist came out to inspect the trees in my yard. After we talked about everything, he walked the yard, took photos, and sent me the estimate with the pictures snd referencing what he picture was. The crew worked quickly, even blowing all the leaves. I had 3 estimates for the work ranging from $6500 to $11,500. There price was the best.
Carolyn Benkowitz
Professional, prompt with great communication
Nick and his team did a great job on our backyard. They were professional and prompt with great communication at every step. They removed five compromised or dead trees. They also brought in a forestry mower and really opened up some space in our backyard by clearing the brush. The difference is amazing! We are so inspired as we look at our clean slate and open spaces.
Morgan Lepard
Special care for our oldest trees
Atlanta Arbor has been providing professional care for our giant 200+ oak tree for several years now. Clearly a tree that old is very special and rare and we don't trust its care to just anyone, and they help keep it vibrant and beautiful with annual inspections and a health plan. When ever we have needed Atlanta Arbor for any tree related issue they have been right there. Couldn't be happier to work with them.
Amy Hale
Atlanta Arbor does amazing work!
Atlanta Arbor does amazing work! Especially Ty, he's the best and friendliest specialist who will come out to survey your yard for you! They work with you as far as cost goes and are very accommodating. I will definitely be scheduling Atlanta Arbor for any future yard and/or tree service that I need!
Maggie Thomas
We had a great experience working with Atlanta Arbor!
We had a great experience working with Atlanta Arbor! They explained all of our choices and were very professional. Highly recommend them. Ryan was great and easy to work with. We love our new backyard! Thank you
Kirsten Larson
Super friendly and knowledgeable service
The easiest tree removal process! Ryan was fantastic to work with - he was able to answer all of my questions and advised me on which trees to prioritize. AA handled all the permitting and the trees were cut down safely and carried away so I was left with a clean yard. Super friendly and knowledgeable service- I will definitely be calling them again!
Kate Perry
Atlanta Arbor offers superior service
Atlanta Arbor is the best of the best when it comes to tree care services. They’ve completed 2 major projects for us in the past 2 years, removing, pruning, and fertilizing a variety of large trees close to our house. From the initial consultation with their very knowledgeable arborist Kyle, to the final cleanup by the meticulous crew, every detail was flawless. Atlanta Arbor went above and beyond to perform the broad scope of work we requested. Despite the 90-degree heat, the crew completed each task like a well-organized precision team. They were incredibly skilled at removing large branches and trees close to the house without damaging our property. We highly recommend them.
Marie Hicks
My first choice for tree care
From start to finish, Atlanta Arbor offers superior service. Since having a very large, very old oak fall on my house, I've been a believer in regular tree maintenance. Ty Phillips, the certified arborist with Atlanta Arbor, provided the information I needed to make decisions about the trees on my property. He was professional, knowledgeable, and practical. The crew of three arrived on time. It was easy to communicate with the foreman in English. They were all skilled, hard-working, and professional. I was impressed by how they worked together as a team. I'm not an expert, but it looked like they all had proper gear - helmets, ear protection, ropes and equipment in good condition. The chipper was able to handle large diameter branches and trunks and produced a fine mulch (no big chunks). They left my property in better condition than it was when they arrived. Pricing was very reasonable, and the company carries liability insurance. This is the second time I've chosen Atlanta Arbor, and they will remain my first choice for tree care next time.
Michele Ritan

Fulton County Unincorporated Tree Ordinances

* This is a page created by Atlanta Arbor for informational purposes. If you need tree trimming in call us, if you need help with a tree ordinance in , call the city’s number which we have conveniently listed on this page in purple.

Permit Required: No (Residential)

The primary concern for the Tree Ordinance of Fulton County Unincorporated is the preservation of trees as part of the land development, building construction, and timber harvest processes. It is not the intent of this ordinance to regulate individual properties where activities do not require a land disturbance, building construction, or timber harvest permit.


Residential homeowners are not required to file for permits in Unincorporated Fulton County.

To be classified as a specimen tree the tree must be in fair or better condition and either equal or surpass the following diameter sizes:

    • Large hardwoods – 27” DBH – Oak, Hickory, Yellow Poplar, Sweetgum, Etc.

    • Large Hardwoods – 24″ DBH – Beech

    • Large Softwoods – 24″ DBH – Pine, Deodar Cedar

    • Small Native Flowering – 10″ DBH – Dogwood, Redbud, Sourwood

Specimen Tree: Any tree which has been determined by the County Arborist to be of high value because of its type, size, age, or other professional criteria, and has been so designated according to administrative standards established by the Department of Environment and Community.

Specimen Tree: A Tree In Fair Or Better Condition Must Meet The Following Minimum Standards:

    • A life expectancy of greater than 10 years.

    • A relatively sound and solid trunk with no extensive decay or hollow, and less than 20 percent radial trunk dieback.

    • No more than one major and several minor dead limbs (hardwoods only).

    • No major insect or pathological problem.

    • A lesser-sized tree can be considered a specimen if it is a rare or unusual species, of exceptional quality, or of historical significance.

    • A lesser-sized tree can be considered a specimen if it is specifically used by a builder, developer, or design professional as a focal point in a project or landscape.

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Tree Statistics for Fulton County Unincorporated, Georgia

In 2010, Fulton’s natural forest spanned 63.0kha, making up 51% of its land area. By 2022, it lost 373ha, resulting in 159kt of CO₂ emissions.

Between 2001 and 2022, Fulton experienced a loss of 15.6kha of tree cover, corresponding to an 18% decrease since 2000. This loss equated to 5.79Mt of CO₂e emissions.

Between 2000 and 2020, Fulton saw a net decrease in tree cover by 2.34kha (-2.3%). The stable forest area was 87.9kha. Tree cover gain was 4.22kha and loss was 6.56kha, leaving 9.01kha as disturbed.

From 2000 to 2020, Fulton reported a regional tree cover gain of 4.22 kha, which constituted 0.47% of the total gain in Georgia.

As of 2000, >30% of Fulton’s land cover consisted of tree cover, accounting for 56% of the land area. The natural forest area was 76.9kha, plantations 7.82kha, and other land cover 53.6kha.

Common trees in Fulton County Unincorporated, Georgia

Southern Red Oak

A photo of Southern Red Oak Tree in Acworth, Georgia

A dominant tree species in Fulton County, the Southern Red Oak can reach up to 120 feet in height with a 50-foot spread. They are well known for their striking autumnal foliage, turning vibrant shades of red and brown in the fall.

Loblolly Pine

A photo of Loblolly Pine in Acworth Georgia

Loblolly Pines are another commonly seen tree within the Fulton county. They are widely adaptable, reaching a mature height of 60-90 feet. The Loblolly Pine has a rapid growth rate and can grow on a variety of soil types.

Tulip Poplar

Native to Fulton County, the Tulip Poplar, also known as Yellow Poplar, is an attractive shade tree. They grow swiftly to 70-90 feet tall and provide beautiful yellow flowers in Spring that look somewhat like tulips, hence the name.

Boxelder Maple

A photo of Boxelder Maple in Fulton County, Georgia

Rounding out the top four common trees in Fulton County is the Boxelder Maple. This species tolerates a wider range of harsh conditions than most maples. It also provides great shade during the summer months.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What types of tree services does Atlanta Arbor offer?

Atlanta Arbor offers a comprehensive range of tree services that include tree trimming, pruning, removal, stump grinding, and 24/7 emergency storm damage cleanup.

How much does Atlanta Arbor charge for tree services?

The cost of our tree services varies based on the complexity and scale of the task. We recommend contacting us directly for a free and accurate price quotation tailored to your specific needs.

Does Atlanta Arbor provide emergency tree services?

Yes, Atlanta Arbor offers 24/7 emergency storm damage cleanup. Our team is always on standby to respond to urgent needs and ensure safety in your property after a storm.

How experienced is Atlanta Arbor in providing tree services?

Atlanta Arbor has over 30 years of combined expertise in tree care services. Our team of certified arborists is highly experienced and equipped to handle any tree-related task efficiently and safely.

Does Atlanta Arbor adhere to sustainable practices while providing tree services?

Yes, one of our core values at Atlanta Arbor is sustainability. We use environmentally friendly techniques in all our tree services to minimize any adverse impact on the environment.

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