Tree Ordinance of the Month

Here you’ll find highlighted one of Georgia’s successful tree ordinances.  We’ll add more ordinances monthly as we explore some of the more successful, innovative and unique tree ordinances in Georgia.

Our January highlight is the City of Savannah’s Landscape and Tree Protection Ordinance.  Click here to explore this historic city’s requirements for tree conservation and planting on development sites and developed, non-residential property.

In December, we highlighted the City of Valdosta’s tree ordinance contained in Chapter 328 – Landscape Buffers and Screening in their Land Development Regulations.  Click here to read more on this community’s tree ordinance.

In November, we highlighted the Athens-Clarke County Community Tree Management Ordinance.  Click here to explore this comprehensive tree ordinance.