Can you cut down an oak tree in Florida?
Similarly, you may ask, can you remove an oak tree in Florida?
A new law in Florida bans local governments from regulating tree removal and re-planting on private property. The new legislation called, "Private Property Rights," allows property owners to remove, replant, prune, or trim a tree without approval from their local municipality.
Beside above, do you need a license to cut trees in Florida? (FOX 13) - If you have a tree causing problems in your yard, you no longer need a permit to cut it down under a new Florida law. Cities used to require a permit and approval from an arborist, but new state law does away with permits. But it is not a free-for-all on trees.
Secondly, what trees can you not cut down in Florida?
Trees such as citrus, chinaberry, woman’s tongue and eucalyptus do not require permits. Dead trees also do not require permits. However, certain “heritage” trees can never be removed without a permit, regardless of their locations.
When can you cut down oak trees?
Avoid pruning oak trees during the active growing months of April through June. The chance for developing oak wilt from the open pruning wound is a high risk. Prune all oak varieties during the dormant winter months when the internal fluids are not actively moving through the tree.