Focus on Tree Ordinance Issues

There are many issues and decisions facing communities as they go through the processes of developing, revising, and implementing their tree ordinances.  There are a lot of options for addressing these issues found in Georgia tree ordinances.  Each month we explore an issue of broad interest and provide detailed information on how communities have addressed the issue.

This month we are providing some information on the importance of legal review of your tree ordinance draft.  Click here to explore this important topic.

Last month we are focusing on tree topping, a common and harmful practice that reduces tree health and longevity.  Click here to learn more about how communities approach regulating this practice.

In November we focused on different methods for measuring and requiring tree density.  Click here to learn more about this important element of community forest management and tree regulation.