City of Decatur Tree Ordinance

Message from City of Decatur:

Attention Decatur Residents:

New Tree Canopy Conservation Ordinance

The Decatur City Commission voted to adopt a new Tree Canopy Conservation Ordinance that will go into effect on July 7, 2014. The purpose of this update is to modernize the current ordinance (which dates back to 1988) and to encourage the conservation of existing tree canopy.
To learn more about the Tree Canopy Conservation Ordinance, a public information meeting has been planned for Monday, June 23rd from 6PM to 8PM at the Leverett Public Works Building, 2635 Talley Street, Community Room.

To read the new ordinance, please visit the following website Tree Canopy Conservation Ordinance<>

The Design, Environment, and Construction Division is currently working to finalize processes and procedures to implement the new ordinance. More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact John Maximuk,<>,678-553-6570

Regina Brewer

Preservation Planner

City of Decatur

509 N. McDonough Street

P.O.B 220

Decatur, GA 30031