Dawson County, GA: Buffer, Landscape and Tree Ordinance
"This [ordinance] appl[ies] to property or portions thereof located within the unincorporated areas of Dawson County." [Intent]
"The purpose of this [ordinance] is to preserve and enhance Dawson County's natural environment. ...through the preservation, protection and planting of trees and other landscape material, particularly those trees recognized herein as canopy and understory trees and the provisions for natural and/or planted buffers between dissimilar uses of land." [Purpose]
This ordinance was reviewed for the 3rd Quarterly Program of the Georgia Urban Forest Council. THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF TREE ORDINANCES: Achieving Your Community Forest Vision (August 19, 2009).
Dawson County, Georgia