Florida alters local tree law

To the Editor: A new law in Florida bans local governments from requiring a permit or mitigation for pruning or removing a tree on residential property. Under the new legislation (CHAPTER 2019-155, 163.045, F.S.), property owners must obtain documentation from an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist┬« confirming the tree presents a risk to … Continue reading Florida alters local tree law