State law prohibits cities from requiring permit to cut down trees
Thursday, July 18, 2019
By Fox 13
If you have a tree causing problems in your yard, you no longer need a permit to cut it down under a new Florida law.
Cities used to require a permit and approval from an arborist, but new state law does away with permits.
But it is not a free-for-all on trees. Under the new state law, homeowners must get an arborist's evaluation saying the tree is dangerous before doing anything.
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