Beginning May 24, the Permit Center will be open to the.
The minimum clearance from grand trees during development is based on the following formula: A 24” D.B.H. tree requires a minimum clearance of 12’ from the base of the tree, plus an additional one foot (1’) of clearance for every three D.B.H. inches (3”) in excess of twenty-four (24) (i.e., a tree having a D.B.H. of thirty-six inches (36”) must have a minimum clearance of sixteen feet (16’) between its.
TREE REMOVAL REQUEST Use this form if you would like to request a permit to remove a tree. The tree will be inspected by a member of our Zoning staff who will contact you with the results of the inspection within 14 days of request. Tree Removal Guidelines. When submitting a request for tree permit through your city, town, county, or HOA; our certified arborists are standing by to assist you with a wealth of tools at our disposal including compilation of tree risk assessments, arborist letters, and custom tree detail reports.
Most tree removal permit requests will require the DBH (diameter at breast height) which is measured at approximately Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.
Permit Application. Application Process for Tree Removal. Process begins in the Zoning Department, which will need the following information to issue a permit.
Building application filled with completed information (owner’s name, owner’s contact information, and contractor’s name, contractor’s information signed and dated).
The City of Charleston’s Permit Center has the following modified operations until further notice in response to the COVID pandemic. The Permit Center is open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Beginning May 24th this will change to 9a.m. to 2p.m.). To remove a healthy Grand Tree, a variance request must be submitted to the Charleston County Board of Zoning Appeals, where it must be proved that the tree presents a hardship.
The requested Grand Tree(s) and protected tree(s) may be removed only where approved by the Board. The Board may require replacement trees.
Submit Submit and Print.
The Permit Center handles things such as issuing permits and business licensing, Board of Architectural Review, Zoning review and Building Inspections and code review. The Permit Center Hours of Operation are as follows: Monday through Friday. a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday, and every third Tuesday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. City of Charleston Instructions – Submit this application, along with the required information and fee, to the Permit Center at 2 George Street.
Applications are due by 12 Noon on the deadline date and must be complete to be accepted and placed on an agenda.
Short Term Rental Permit Information.
A sign will be posted on the property, and a. North Charleston’s Tree Protection Ordinance. Tree Removal Permit. Trees provide communities with many economic, ecological, and social benefits. Trees shade and cool, increase property values, prevent stormwater runoff and soil erosion, reduce energy use, clean the air and enhance wildlife habitats.