Yes. A permit must be obtained to remove any canopy tree within Oviedo City limits. Trees such as palms, fruit, or the understory varieties (i.e. Crape Myrtle) do not require a permit for removal. To request a permit, please contact Chris Wenner, Contract Compliance Inspector.
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No. However, the tree must be pruned to allow safe passage of vehicles and pedestrians, as well as to maintain a safe line of sight. Clearances that must be maintained are:
Please be aware that any plantings in the public right-of-way may be trimmed by City maintenance personnel or contract personnel. The City only trims trees for clearance and line of sight issues, not for aesthetics. Always call 811 prior to digging.