Tucker, Georgia

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Tree Removal Permit Required: YES
*​*Required when removing more than five (5), non-specimen, trees in a calendar year
​* Required when removing a healthy specimen tree.

Key Submission Items:

Submission Portal:
Email permit applications to SMaalouf@tuckerga.gov and landdevelopment@tuckerga.gov.
​City Website: https://www.tuckerga.gov/departments/building_permitting/tree_removal_guidelines.php

Quick facts:

Specimen Tree Definition:
Any tree in fair or better condition which equals or exceeds the following diameter sizes:
Large hardwoods = 30” DBH ( i.e., oaks, hickories, yellow poplars, and similar species)
Large softwoods = 30” DBH (e.g., pines, evergreens, and similar species)
Small trees = 10” DBH (e.g., dogwoods, redbuds, sourwoods, and similar species)

Dead, Dying, Hazardous (DDH) Definition:
​A tree posing immediate hazard or danger to a person or property due to imminent failure in part or whole.

Contact the City of Tucker Land Development Inspection Manager Salim Maalouf at SMaalouf@tuckerga.gov or call 678-597-9040.

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