2019 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Part II – Tree Pruning, trimming, or removal on residential property

2019-07-11T20:09:10-05:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Landscape|

The 2019 Florida legislature created a new statute, section 163.045, titled “Tree pruning, trimming, or removal on residential property.”  This new statute prohibits local governments from requiring a notice, application, approval, permit, fee, or mitigation for the pruning, trimming, or removal of a tree on residential property.  To have the protection of the statute, the owner must obtain documentation from an arborist certified by the International Society of Arboriculture or a Florida [...]