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Last updated: 6 March 2023
The cost of tree removal in Palo Alto, 94301 varies depending on the size of your tree, it’s location on your property and access.
The biggest factor affecting price is the local tree service in Palo Alto you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Palo Alto is $1,036 which is 19% above the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Palo Alto Zipcode 94301 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Palo Alto has a set of tree ordinances that indicates whether your tree can be removed.
Normally if the tree is dead, hazardous, planted too close to your home or not considered significant due to its small size you should be able to remove it without a permit.
Click here for the local tree ordinance in Palo Alto, 94301, California.
Palo Alto is located in Plant hardiness zone 9b.
The state tree for California is Coast Redwood, Sequoia sempervirens which can be found in abundance in one of the 18 State forests or 70 state parks.
With 32.71% of the state is forested, there are approximately 3,200,000 forested acres in California. With a population of 39,512,223 and an estimated 800,000,000 trees statewide, there are 20 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, 75 to be exact, as well as Gowen cypress or Cupressus goveniana threatened species and 1 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Palo Alto is the Sudden Oak Death.
Map of Palo Alto.
Tree removal in Palo Alto costs $1,036 which is 19% above the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Palo Alto, in California with latitude 37.4419, longitude -122.143, it would depend on how cold your winters get. Colder weather in Northern states brings reduced demand for tree services which increases competition and reduces prices.
Palo Alto, California has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 3,200,000 or 20 trees per person in Palo Alto, 94301, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Sudden Oak Death you will need a permit to remove a tree. Refer to your local tree ordinance here for more info.
Most home insurance coverage in Palo Alto, 94301 in California with cover tree removal if the tree has fallen in a storm. This will not include the removal of healthy trees or neglected dead trees. If your trees are invasive like Sudden Oak Death, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 32.71% in California across 70 state parks and 18 state forests there are 18 endangered species of trees and Gowen cypress or Cupressus goveniana. With 3,200,000 forested acres which are 32.71% of land still forested and 1 invasive tree(s) and plants like Sudden Oak Death taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Coast Redwood, Sequoia sempervirens would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Palo Alto coordinates are 37.4419, -122.143 and the average weather readings are the following: