While there are many landscaping projects you can do safely and easily yourself, tree removal isn't worth it with the money you save. If you hurt yourself, you will be charged medical bills, and if you damage your home, you will also have to pay for those repairs. In addition, Davey's arborists give tree removal estimates free of charge. Removing a tree is labor intensive and dangerous.
Do-it-yourselfers often underestimate the size and weight of large branches and trunk sections, as well as the likelihood of damage or accidents when trying to remove the cut sections. When you need to remove a tree from a tight situation, a crane may be the only way to safely remove branches and tree trunks. Any tree with a trunk circumference less than 12 inches can be removed without permission. Anything larger will be considered an important tree and will therefore be protected.
In this case, you will need permission to remove the tree. In Miami, any removal of more than 25 percent of trees will require a permit before a professional can cut it down. If you work alone and remove branches in increments, it can take a long time to prune a large tree. To remove trees between 50 and 150 feet from the coast, they must follow unchanged state requirements.
There are no other laws in Boston regarding permits or special regulations for the removal of trees on private property. A professional arboriculture company with advanced equipment, such as a remote-controlled crane, can reach the trees you can't and prune them accurately or completely remove them. Its municipal code also does not allow municipal officials to remove trees from private property, so any dangerous or dead trees must be removed by the owner. This means that full responsibility for removal in the event of hazards or trees dying near sidewalks must be handled by the owner or else he could be liable for damage.
In most cases, you will find that the city is very fair and will allow you to remove a tree that you were not satisfied with as long as it is replaced by a new tree. Chicago residents cannot remove trees from their private property if they first obtain a tree work permit from the Office of Forestry. The City of Topeka also does not have any special permits or regulations in terms of tree removal for its residents, neither Kansas City nor Wichita. The Forest Conservation Act requires permits for any removal of trees larger than one acre or 40,000 square feet.
However, in Nashville, the state capital, there is a city tree removal ordinance that states that protected trees six inches or more in diameter on properties larger than those in one or two family residences must have a permit before they can be removed, as they are considered “protected trees”. It will also depend on the tree species and whether that particular tree species is protected or considered a nuisance. Jacksonville also requires that trees over four feet tall or with a circumference greater than three and a half feet must have an acquired permit before they can be removed from private property.