Tree removal laws and permits Pinellas County Florida
Tree removal laws & permits St. Petersburg FL
As long a tree is not Protected, Grand or Signature tree, you may remove it without a permit.
Protected tree: Any shade tree 4” or larger diameter at breast height (dbh, as measured 4 ½ feet above ground); any understory tree which is 8” or larger dbh
Grand: Any tree which is 30 inches in diameter dbh or larger, with the exception of Laurel Oaks. Typically, only Live Oaks will grow to this size and be affected by this new code provision.
Signature: This is a new category of non-native trees which because of the size, prevalence and history in our community warrant recognition and protection. Includes Banyan trees, Kapok trees that are 30” or larger dbh and Jacaranda trees and Royal Poinciana trees that are 8” or larger dbh.
Any tree which is 30 inches in diameter dbh (as measured 4 1/2 feet above ground) or larger on the following list, with the exception of Laurel Oaks. Typically, only Live Oaks will grow to this size and be affected by this new code provision. Grand Trees are afforded a higher level of protection, and need to be preserved.
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City of St. Petersburg,
One 4th Street North,
PO Box 2842, St. Petersburg,
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Tree removal laws & permits Clearwater FL
Due to the benefits derived from a healthy tree canopy, the Clearwater Community Development Code establishes tree protection standards that promote the preservation of and expansion of tree canopies.
The city requires a certain number of trees and a variety of tree species to be maintained on a site to achieve these goals.
A permit is required to remove any protected tree, which is any non-hazardous tree four inches DBH (diameter breast height) or greater or any palm with a 10 foot clearance and straight trunk.
The city of Clearwater encourages residential tree replacement. The city offers suggestions on the best practices to plant trees and recommends trees that are most suitable for this climate and area. Learn more by visiting Recommended Residential Trees.
If you have additional questions, please call (727) 562-4746.
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100 S. Myrtle Avenue, Suite 210
Clearwater, FL 33756
Telephone: (727) 562-4567
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Tree removal laws & permits Dunedin FL
Tree Removal Permits: Many trees in the City of Dunedin cannot be removed without first obtaining a Tree Removal Permit.
You can make application for a Tree Removal Permit in our offices for $25.00. This application will be reviewed by the City Arborist, and you will receive notification of approval/denial.
The following species of trees may be removed from private property without a permit.
• Australian pine (Casuarina spp.)
• Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius)
• Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardiopsis)
• Chinaberry (Melia azedarach)
• Cherry Laurel (Prunus caroliniana)
• Chinese tallow (Sapium sebiferum)
• Citrus (Citrus spp.)
• Ear tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpa)
• Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp., except Eucalyptus cinerea)
• Fig trees (Ficus spp.)
• Indian rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo)
• Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria hetrophylla)
• Orchid (Bauhinia variegate)
• All Palm species except cabbage palm with 6′ of clear trunk or greater (Sabal palmetto)
• Paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
• Punk (Melaleuca quinquinervia)
• Silk oak (Grevillea robusta)
• Toog (Bischofia spp.)
• Woman’s tongue (Albizia lebbeck)
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737 Louden Avenue,
Dunedin, FL 34698
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