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Last updated: 6 March 2023
The cost of tree removal in Cortez, 81321 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 Cortez you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Cortez is $992 which is 14% above the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Cortez Zipcode 81321 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Cortez 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 Cortez, 81321, Colorado.
Cortez is located in Plant hardiness zone 6a.
The state tree for Colorado is Colorado Blue Spruce, Picea pungens which can be found in abundance in one of the 13 State forests or 44 state parks.
With 34.42% of the state is forested, there are approximately 24,400,000 forested acres in Colorado. With a population of 5,758,736 and an estimated 6,100,000,000 trees statewide, there are 1,059 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, 7 to be exact, as well as 9 threatened species and 17 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Cortez is the Mountain Pine Beetle.
Map of Cortez.
Tree removal in Cortez costs $992 which is 14% above the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Cortez, in Colorado with latitude 37.3489, longitude -108.5859, 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.
Cortez, Colorado has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 24,400,000 or 1,059 trees per person in Cortez, 81321, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Mountain Pine Beetle you will need a permit to remove a tree. Refer to your local tree ordinance here for more info.
Most home insurance coverage in Cortez, 81321 in Colorado 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 Mountain Pine Beetle, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 34.42% in Colorado across 44 state parks and 13 state forests there are 13 endangered species of trees and 9. With 24,400,000 forested acres which are 34.42% of land still forested and 17 invasive tree(s) and plants like Mountain Pine Beetle taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Colorado Blue Spruce, Picea pungens would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Cortez coordinates are 37.3489, -108.5859 and the average weather readings are the following: