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Trees / Site Information

Contact Information: (727) 942-5606, 324 East Pine St, Fax (727) 943-4651

TREE PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION: UNDERSTANDING CITY ORDINANCE 133.00

The purpose of City’s Tree Protection and Preservation Ordinance 133.00 is to establish regulations that will have the effect of protecting, promoting and maintaining a healthy, diverse and mature canopy of native and naturalized hardwood and evergreen tree species. Trees preserve the ecological balance of the environment, control erosion, sedimentation and storm water runoff, provide shade, reduce heat and glare, reduce flooding, enhance property values and aesthetics, abate noise pollution, and buffer incompatible land uses. The intent of 133.00 through 133.10 is to protect the general health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Tarpon Springs by establishing minimum standards for the protection and preservation of trees, ensure the adequacy of tree numbers, preserve the canopy, encourage the planting of new trees, the protection of natural plant communities, and the installation and continued maintenance of landscaping within the City of Tarpon Springs.  The Approved Tree List, Tree Removal Permit Application, and Tree Protection and Preservation Brochure including answers to frequently asked questions can be found by clicking on the item below. Approved Tree List Tree Removal Permit Tree Protection & Preservation Brochure  
City of Tarpon Springs
Copyright © 2015 City of Tarpon Springs. All rights registered

Trees / Site Information

Contact Information: (727) 942-5606,

324 East Pine St, Fax (727) 943-4651

TREE PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION:

UNDERSTANDING CITY ORDINANCE

133.00

The purpose of City’s Tree Protection and Preservation Ordinance 133.00 is to establish regulations that will have the effect of protecting, promoting and maintaining a healthy, diverse and mature canopy of native and naturalized hardwood and evergreen tree species. Trees preserve the ecological balance of the environment, control erosion, sedimentation and storm water runoff, provide shade, reduce heat and glare, reduce flooding, enhance property values and aesthetics, abate noise pollution, and buffer incompatible land uses. The intent of 133.00 through 133.10 is to protect the general health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Tarpon Springs by establishing minimum standards for the protection and preservation of trees, ensure the adequacy of tree numbers, preserve the canopy, encourage the planting of new trees, the protection of natural plant communities, and the installation and continued maintenance of landscaping within the City of Tarpon Springs.  The Approved Tree List, Tree Removal Permit Application, and Tree Protection and Preservation Brochure including answers to frequently asked questions can be found by clicking on the item below. Approved Tree List Tree Removal Permit Tree Protection & Preservation Brochure  
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