Extracting oak from private property in California will require special permission in most cases. Los Angeles, for example, recognizes oak trees as important historical, aesthetic and ecological resources. All moves will require a permit in that county. Baton Rouge municipal law also states that a permit for the removal of trees is required when land of more than one acre of private property is felled.
If trees are removed on a hillside, potential erosion is part of what is considered, monitored and controlled. Jacksonville also requires that trees that are more than four feet tall or with a circumference greater than three and a half feet must have a permit purchased before they can be removed from private property. These trees, if found on private property, should be removed immediately if they are sick to prevent them from spreading to other trees. However, the removal of branches and branches from trees once removed is also the responsibility of the owners, since the city will not pick them up.
In Concord, there are no special regulations or permit requirements for removing trees on private property. Maryland has several state laws that protect trees and require permits for private owners to remove them. However, Philadelphia has no other regulations when it comes to removing trees on private properties whose branches do not stick out from other areas of property. Nor does the state have regulations for municipal governments when it comes to removing trees for any reason.
Michigan ash trees began to be infected with emerald ash borer disease in 2003, and now has special ash disposal sites across the state. According to the City of Birmingham, there are no rules associated with felling trees on private property. The city also requires that important trees cannot be removed without the permission of the City Forester. If your Oaktree is smaller than local tree felling regulations, you can remove it without permission.
Cleveland, another large city in the state, also has no provisions in its municipal code regarding the felling of trees on private property. We received information from Karen Whitaker, of the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association, that visitors can obtain a license to cut trees and cut down trees in the National Forest. Honolulu city officials do not require residents to give notice or fill out a permit application before trees are removed from their property.