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Updated: 23 May 2020
The cost of tree removal in Des Moines, 88418 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 Des Moines you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Des Moines is $827 which is -5% below the countrywide average of $1,171.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Des Moines Zipcode 88418 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Des Moines 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 Des Moines, 88418, Iowa.
Des Moines is located in Plant hardiness zone 6a.
The state tree for Iowa is Bur Oak, Quercus macrocarpa which can be found in abundance in one of the 68 State forests or 0 state parks.
With 8.43% of the state is forested, there are approximately 3,000,000 forested acres in Iowa. With a population of 3,155,070 and an estimated 750,000,000 trees statewide, there are 238 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, 0 to be exact, as well as 5 threatened species and 26 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Des Moines is the Emerald Ash Borer and Bur Oak Blight.
Map of Des Moines.
Des Moines coordinates are 41.6, -93.61 and the average weather readings are the following: