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The cost of tree removal in Merriweather, 49947 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 Merriweather you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Merriweather is $783 which is -10% below the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Merriweather Zipcode 49947 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Merriweather 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 Merriweather, 49947, Michigan.
Merriweather is located in Plant hardiness zone 4a.
The state tree for Michigan is Eastern White Pine, Pinus strobus which can be found in abundance in one of the 28 State forests or 3 state parks.
With 55.62% of the state is forested, there are approximately 20,000,000 forested acres in Michigan. With a population of 9,986,857 and an estimated 5,000,000,000 trees statewide, there are 501 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, 2 to be exact, as well as 3 threatened species and 4 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Merriweather is the Emerald Ash Borer and Beech Dark Disease.
Map of Merriweather.
Tree removal in Merriweather costs $783 which is -10% below the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Merriweather, in Michigan with latitude 39.1509, longitude -76.6869, 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.
Merriweather, Michigan has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 20,000,000 or 501 trees per person in Merriweather, 49947, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Emerald Ash Borer and Beech Dark Disease you will need a permit to remove a tree. Refer to your local tree ordinance here for more info.
Most home insurance coverage in Merriweather, 49947 in Michigan 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 Emerald Ash Borer and Beech Dark Disease, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 55.62% in Michigan across 3 state parks and 28 state forests there are 28 endangered species of trees and 3. With 20,000,000 forested acres which are 55.62% of land still forested and 4 invasive tree(s) and plants like Emerald Ash Borer and Beech Dark Disease taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Eastern White Pine, Pinus strobus would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Merriweather coordinates are 39.1509, -76.6869 and the average weather readings are the following: