Do I need a permit to remove a tree?
Yes, a permit is required to remove a protected tree. A protected tree is defined as;
  • Any tree on a vacant single family or duplex residential zoned property, greater than one acre, with a DBH of at least 18 inches. View the Tree Protection Ordinance
  • On commercial, multi-family and industrial zoned property any tree that has a DBH of at least 10 inches or is a live oak, sand live oak, or sand pine

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1. Do I need a permit to remove a tree?
2. How can I determine the zoning of a property?
3. How can I find out the area and dimensional requirements (setbacks, building coverage, etc) for my lot?
4. What is a variance?
5. Where can I get copies of the City of Gulf Shores’ development regulations?
6. Where can I locate a map of the city?
7. Where do I look to determine whether my proposed business use is permitted at a certain address?