Trees that are less than six (6) inches in diameter may be removed without obtaining a Tree Removal Permit, but only if these
trees are not located within a designated tree save and landscape buffer, wetland buffer, stream buffer, watershed protection
buffer, conservation easement, etc. These areas can be clearly identified on the plat for your property.
12” and larger
Any tree that loses its leaves in the fall.
Maple, Oak, Sweet Gum
10” and larger
Any tree that is green all year.
Pine, Spruce, Cypress
6” and larger
Any tree that grows underneath the canopy of a hardwood or softwood tree.
Can I remove a specimen tree from my property?
Specimen trees may only be removed if one of the following conditions is met:
If the tree is healthy, we recommend that you consult with a certified arborist or urban forester to discuss proper pruning and care.
How Do I Get a Tree Removal Permit?
Tree Removal Permit
Peachtree City Planning & Development Department
153 Willowbend Road
Peachtree City, GA 30269
In accordance with the city's tree removal ordinance, companies desiring to remove trees within the city limits must provide the City with a copy of their current Occupational Tax Certificate, their insurance declaration page, and worker's compensation declaration. Once this information is received, they will be added to the list of approved contractors.
The companies on the City's Tree Contractor List have provided this information and are approved to remove trees within the City. Please note a company's name appearing on this list is by no means an endorsement from the City.
Homeowners are responsible for and are encouraged to ask prospective contractors for a list of references, a copy of both their general liability and workers compensation insurance policies, and other pertinent information as deemed necessary prior to allowing a contractor to bring equipment on and/ or remove trees from your property.