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Last updated: 10 April 2022
The cost of tree removal in Elko, 89801 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 Elko you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Elko is $963 which is -7% below the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Elko Zipcode 89801 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Elko 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 Elko, 89801, Nevada.
Elko is located in Plant hardiness zone 5b.
The state tree for Nevada is Single-leaf Pinyon, Pinus monophylla which can be found in abundance in one of the 23 State forests or 4 state parks.
With 15.89% of the state is forested, there are approximately 10,600,000 forested acres in Nevada. With a population of 3,080,156 and an estimated 2,650,000,000 trees statewide, there are 860 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, 2 to be exact, as well as 8 threatened species and 20 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Elko is the Mountain Pine Bettle.
Map of Elko.
Tree removal in Elko costs $963 which is -7% below the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Elko, in Nevada with latitude 41.0002, longitude -115.5012, 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.
Elko, Nevada has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 10,600,000 or 860 trees per person in Elko, 89801, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Mountain Pine Bettle you will need a permit to remove a tree. Refer to your local tree ordinance here for more info.
Most home insurance coverage in Elko, 89801 in Nevada 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 Bettle, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 15.89% in Nevada across 4 state parks and 23 state forests there are 23 endangered species of trees and 8. With 10,600,000 forested acres which are 15.89% of land still forested and 20 invasive tree(s) and plants like Mountain Pine Bettle taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Single-leaf Pinyon, Pinus monophylla would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Elko coordinates are 41.0002, -115.5012 and the average weather readings are the following: