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).
Sandy Springs, Georgia