There are some trees that do not require a permit to remove them due to the traits of the trees such as being invasive, among other criteria. The trees below do not require a permit to remove them from your lot.
If the location of these trees are within a wetland or water body, these trees are regulated by EPC. Contact EPC to determine if they can be trimmed or removed.
Click on the common name to view or download information sheets on the tree, which includes pictures and/or illustrations of the trees. A few of the trees do not yet have information sheets. We will update those as they become available.
|Scientific Name||Common Name|
|Acacia auriculiformis||Earleaf Acacia|
|Albizia lebbek||Woman's Tongue|
|Auracaria araucana||Monkey Puzzle|
|Bauhinia veriegata||Orchid Tree|
|Broussonetia papyrifera||Paper Mulberry|
|Casuarina spp.||Australian Pine|
|Citrus spp.||Citrus Tree|
|Dalbergia sissoo||Indian Rosewood|
|Enterolobium contortisiliquum||Earpod Tree|
|Eugenia uniflora||Surinam Cherry|
|Grevillea robusta||Silk Oak|
|Leucaena leucocephela||Lead Tree|
|Melaleuca ouinquenervia||Punk Tree|
|Mimosa pigra||Catclaw Mimosa|
|Prunus caroliniana||Cherry Laurel|
|Sapium sebiferum||Chinese Tallow|
|Schinus terebinthifolius||Brazilian Pepper|
|Syagrus romanzoffiana||Queen Palm|
If you have Natural Resource questions that are not answered here, submit a Natural Resources Inquiry or call the Natural Resource Unit at (813) 627-1300.