A tree removal permit will be required to remove any tree (dead or alive) if you are located in the City of Alpharetta Georgia. Below are the details and information regarding the Alpharetta tree ordinance, and the process for acquiring a removal permit.
Below are the key Alpharetta Tree Ordinances and general requirements to remove your unwanted, dead, diseased or hazardous trees. 72 Tree can manage this process for its customers, but below is a summary of the tree removal process for Alpharetta residents:
1. If you are already registered on the City's web site, login here for access to the permit application.
2. Here is a set of instructions which help to fill out the online application. For this service, a profile with login and password must be established on the City's site.
3. If you need to create a "My Alpharetta" account, click here.
Emergency tree removal in Alpharetta is handled on a case-by-case basis. In the event of a tree emergency, contact the City Arborist as soon as possible.
If the emergency occurs during non-business hours, leave the Arborist a voice message on 678-297-6229, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before removing the tree, document and take photos of the tree emergency (non weather related) and all damages it caused. Submit a completed tree removal permit application and supporting documentation by the next business day.
Storm Damage Tree Removal – A tree removal permit is not required for trees that have toppled or broken due to severe storms (the city acknowledges severe weather / acts of God). However, documentation of all storm-damaged and toppled trees must be submitted and reported to the City's arborist at email@example.com
Tree Fall From One Property to Another – Should a tree fall onto adjacent private or commercial property, each property owner is responsible for the portion of the tree on his/her property and all damages resulting from the fall. The owner of the property from which the tree fell should thoroughly document the situation and notify the City's arborist.
Tree Fall on Private or Commercial Property – In the event of a tree fall on private or commercial property or the emergency removal of a dangerous tree, the City's arborist must be contacted. These situations are evaluated and addressed on a case-by-case basis.
The City of Alpharetta Arborist Division protects the City’s trees on private property throughout Alpharetta Georgia. The Arborist Division preserves and permits tree removal projects. The City of Alpharetta Arborist office is located in the Community Development division in the Alpharetta City Hall.
The City of Alpharetta Arborist Division protects the City’s trees on all property throughout Alpharetta, Georgia. The Arborist Division preserves and permits tree removal projects. The City of Alpharetta Arborist office is located in the Community Development division in the Alpharetta City Hall.
City of Alpharetta Arborist
Alpharetta City Hall
2 Park Plaza
Alpharetta, Georgia 30009
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