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The cost of tree removal in Westerly, 02808 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 Westerly you use for the job.
The average tree removal cost in Westerly is $888 which is 2% above the countrywide average of $871.
Whether you need a permit to remove a tree in Westerly Zipcode 02808 will depend on the size and location of the tree itself.
Westerly 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 Westerly, 02808, Rhode Island.
Westerly is located in Plant hardiness zone 6b.
The state tree for Rhode Island is Red Maple, Acer rubrum which can be found in abundance in one of the 16 State forests or 3 state parks.
With 54.38% of the state is forested, there are approximately 366,400 forested acres in Rhode Island. With a population of 1,059,361 and an estimated 91,600,000 trees statewide, there are 86 trees for every person in the state.
Unfortunately, there are some endangered species of trees, 1 to be exact, as well as 1 threatened species and 22 invasive species. The worst offender endangering native trees in Westerly is the Black Knot Canker.
Map of Westerly.
Tree removal in Westerly costs $888 which is 2% above the country average of $871.
In most cases, tree removal can be cheaper in winter, but for Westerly, in Rhode Island with latitude 41.3776, longitude -71.8273, 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.
Westerly, Rhode Island has a tree ordinance regulating the removal of trees. There are just 366,400 or 86 trees per person in Westerly, 02808, the preservation of all trees in the area is important. Unless your tree is an invasive species like Black Knot Canker you will need a permit to remove a tree. Refer to your local tree ordinance here for more info.
Most home insurance coverage in Westerly, 02808 in Rhode Island 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 Black Knot Canker, then they might cover you, but it will vary depending on the company used.
With 54.38% in Rhode Island across 3 state parks and 16 state forests there are 16 endangered species of trees and 1. With 366,400 forested acres which are 54.38% of land still forested and 22 invasive tree(s) and plants like Black Knot Canker taking a foothold, native trees like our state tree the Red Maple, Acer rubrum would normally flourish are having a harder time thriving.
Westerly coordinates are 41.3776, -71.8273 and the average weather readings are the following: