There is more to tree pruning than you can imagine.
(1) A person may remove a tree or its branches without first obtaining a permit from the Department if the tree is unrooted or its branches broken so as to contact telephone, telegraph, electric power, or other wires carrying electric current, or if the tree or its branches endanger persons or property.
The permit process helps to protect our roadside trees. Issuance of Tree Care Permits is important to ensure: Only beneficial and necessary tree trimming, root cutting, fertilization, or other maintenance practices will be done and done correctly to roadside trees. Tree hazards are documented and corrective action. 1. When your property is less than one (1) acre or 20, sq.
ft. a permit is not required to cut trees unless you are in the critical area. 2.
When your property is greater than one (1) acre or 20, sq. ft. and the trees in question are part of a forest of 10, sq. ft or greater a permit may be required. Refer to Customer Assistance.
Tree Trimming & Down Trees. The Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) removes and performs elevation trimming of trees that are in the County rights-of-way. The County trees must be maintained to control their growth and to assure that they don't present a safety hazard to motorists or pedestrians by obstructing sight distances. Feb 01, Laws, Policies and Regulation. The complete text of the Maryland Tree Expert law - updated December; Maryland Tree Expert Regulations; Tree Expert Licensing Policy (up-dated February 1); For information about becoming a Maryland Tree Expert or obtaining a Roadside Tree Permit, visit: Maryland Business License Information System Who must have a license?
Oct 23, Code Enforcement Complaint Status. Search a complaint online by case number, case type, street address or date submitted. You may also call Code Enforcement to check complaint status at If you mailed or faxed your complaint, please allow five working days before checking status. Revised October 23,