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Tree Removal Information

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Trees

The City of Peachtree Corners has staff that enforce the Buffer, Landscape and Tree Ordinance and can provide residents with guidance on tree removal requirements within the City of Peachtree Corners. The Peachtree Corners Arborists do not provide tree removal; residents should contact private companies for that service. Visit the Trees Are Good website  to find an arborist to assess the health of the trees on your property.

Documents and Forms

The forms below may be submitted online by clicking "Submit and Sign" once you have completed the form, or downloaded as a PDF by clicking the "Download Original" button at the bottom of the form.

  Commercial Tree Removal Application - this application must be filled out and provided with plans and fee when submitting for a Commercial Tree Removal Permit.

  Commercial Tree Removal - general guidance on removing trees from a commercial property.

  Example Tree Removal Plan - an example tree removal plan needed for a Tree Removal Permit. The Plan encompasses the requirements in the Commercial Tree Removal Guidance Document.

  Tree Removal Information (Homeowners) - general guidance on removing trees from a residential property.

  Managing Storm Damaged Trees - information from the UGA Extension on handling storm damaged trees and obtaining tree removal services.

Tree Removal Application (1-3 trees) - a request to remove any tree from a commercial property or for any specimen tree or any tree in a buffer, the river corridor or a required zoning buffer from residential property (for 1-3 trees).

Tree Removal Application (4 or more trees) - a request to remove any tree from a commercial property or for any specimen tree or any tree in a buffer, the river corridor or a required zoning buffer from residential property (for 4 or more trees).

 

Tree Removal FAQs

  • Can I remove a specimen tree that is located on my residential property?

  • Do I have to obtain a permit to cut down a tree on my property?

  • How do I apply for a tree removal permit?

  • How do I find out if I have a Buffer, Conservation or Open Space, or Tree Save Area on my property?

  • How do I find out if I live in the Chattahoochee River Corridor?

  • Is there any cost for obtaining a tree removal permit?

  • What do I do if a street tree has fallen which originated in the street right-of-way?

  • What if the tree is dead, fallen or dying and it is located in a Buffer, Open Space, Conservation Space, Chattahoochee River Corridor, or Tree Save Area?

  • What is a specimen tree?