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Sandy Springs (City of), GA: Tree Conservation Ordinance

Chapter 14: Article 8 (Includes Administrative Guidelines and BMPs)

"The purpose of this ordinance is to recognize the importance of trees to the environment within the City of Sandy Springs ... and to promote: (1) tree conservation, (2) the increase, renewal, and proliferation of trees and the tree canopy, and (3) the protection of existing trees." [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).

Evaluated By
D.R. Hartel
U&CF Census Place
Sandy Springs, Georgia
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