Tree Removal Rules – Metro Atlanta

Removing a tree is not as simple as hiring a tree company or buying a chainsaw and seeing a pile of chips the next day. Counties and cities across the Atlanta metro area have adopted tree ordinances that determine whether you can cut down a tree and whether you have to replace it with another.

Seven Good Reasons to Support Your Tree Protection Ordinance

You can’t ignore these rules. If you are caught and found guilty, fines can be substantial.

Following is a list of web sites and contacts for metro cities and counties.

Alpharetta

Atlanta

Austell

Avondale Estates

Barrow County

Berkeley Lake

Canton

Cartersville

Cedartown

Chamblee

Cherokee County

Clarkston

Clayton County

Cobb County

College Park

Conyers

Covington

Dawson County

Dawsonville

Decatur

DeKalb County

Douglas County

Duluth

East Point

Fayette County

Fayetteville

Forest Park

Fulton County

Gainesville

Griffin

Gwinnett County

Hall County

Hampton

Henry County

Jackson

Jefferson

Jonesboro

Kennesaw

Lilburn

Marietta

McDonough

Morrow

Mountain Park

Newborn

Newnan

Newton County

Norcross

Oxford

Paulding County

Peachtree City

Riverdale

Rockdale County

Roswell

Senoia

Smyrna

Snellville

Social Circle

Spalding County

Stockbridge

Stone Mountain

Suwanee

Tyrone

Union City

Woodstock

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