Are trees in historic districts protected?

At this time, only trees in the Tree Preservation Area located along Milledge Avenue between West Broad Street and Lumpkin Street are protected. The Tree Preservation Area is located between the front facade of the principal building on the lot and the front property line and any tree 8" in diameter or larger are protected. These trees require a separate permit and approval from the Planning Department prior to removal.

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1. Do I need a permit to remove trees from my property?
2. My neighbor has a dangerous tree; can you make them remove it for me?
3. Why aren't businesses keeping trees when they develop?
4. Can someone come and take a look at my tree?
5. Are trees in historic districts protected?
6. Can you recommend a tree service for me?
7. Are the utility companies allowed to prune my trees?
8. What kind of tree should I plant?
9. When is the best time to plant a tree?