Request Tree Trimming
Broken or hanging tree branches in public areas, as well as trees blocking the illumination of a street light, a traffic sign, road or sidewalk can be reported. County staff will conduct an initial inspection within seven days or sooner if it is an emergency. Non-emergency reports may take up to 30 business days to complete.
- A property owner may elect to trim a tree located on public property if it's not a hazard.
- If a tree is touching electrical and utility wires, call Florida Power & Light at 800-342-5375 to have them safely cut the branches.
- Neighbors or landscape companies cutting trees incorrectly or without a permit, or leaving behind tree debris, can also be reported.
- Property owners are responsible for the trees planted in the right-of-way or swale areas by your property. If you have a homeowner's association, it is their responsibility.
If your neighbor's tree is in your property, you are able to legally trim the tree parts that are entering your property.
Report incorrectly or illegally cut trees
Regulatory and Economic ResourcesLourdes M. Gomez, Director
Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street,
Miami, FL 33128
305-375-2877 | [email protected]