Tree Preservation Board

Overview

The Tree Preservation Board is established to assist the Community Development Department in interpreting and enforcing the provisions of the Tree Protection, Buffers and Landscape Ordinance in the City’s Unified Development Ordinance (Article V, Chapter 200) and to advise the mayor and City Council on matters pertaining to the preservation of trees and conservation of tree canopy cover within the city.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Tree Preservation Board shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Advise Mayor and Council on matters pertaining to the preservation of trees and conservation of tree canopy cover within the City
  • Has the power to adopt and promulgate such further administrative guidelines and standards as may be necessary or desirable to carry out the provisions of this UDO and chapter 200
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the city's community tree species list

Meetings

TPB meets on the second Wednesday of each odd month at 10:00 a.m. in the City Hall 2nd floor conference room.

Agendas & Minutes 

Click below to view agendas and minutes. 
Agendas & Minutes

Members

TPB is a five-member board serving three-year terms. The members shall be residents or property owners of the city, except that up to two members may be nonresidents or non-property owners with professional expertise in arboriculture or horticulture or the land development/construction field.

Members
Term Expirations

Charlotte Osborn, Chair

June 1, 2024

Charlie Riehm

June 1, 2024

Hayne Thompson 

June, 1, 2024

Terry Sutton 

September 6, 2022

Vacant 



Contact Us

To contact the board, you may send an email to treeboard@norcrossga.net.

Daniel Tew, Staff Liaison
City Arborist
Department of Community Development
daniel.tew@norcrossga.net