Baltimore City Tree Laws

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Tree Trimming or Removal. All roadside trees within the public right-of-way are covered under the regulations of the Maryland Roadside Tree Law (PDF) (COMAR Title 5-401). While Baltimore County does not own trees within the right-of-way, they are considered in what is known as a tenant in common relationship, which is a working relationship between the …

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Before cutting those branches I suggest you speak with a Maryland property law attorney. It’s also a good idea to come to an agreement with your neighbor before taking any action. For a free confidential consultation contact Maryland property law attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, [email protected] or by clicking here.

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Maryland Tree Damage Laws. In Maryland, if someone damages your tree, you can recover your actual damages (usually, what you paid for the tree or what it would cost to replace the tree). (To learn what you must prove in order to get actual damages, see Nolo's article When a Neighbor Damages or Destroys Your Tree.) In some states, specific laws allow you to recover …

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Claims. If you think that the City of Baltimore or one of its employees injured you or your property, you may send us a claim. You must send a written claim to the City Law Department. You may hand-deliver the claim or you may send it by certified mail – return receipt requested. You cannot send it by regular mail.

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It is the duty of every property owner to maintain their property, including trees, in a safe and hazard free condition. The owner of the tree may be responsible for damage caused to a neighbor’s property but only if it can be found that the tree’s owner failed to properly maintain the tree. Generally such failure is considered to be “negligence” and a negligence owner can …

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Along with his legal expenses, this was a very expensive lesson. Recent State laws now allow for prosecution of offenders in both Civil and Criminal Courts. Anne Arundel County is being particularly aggressive with this stance. Maryland waterfront homeowners, and any homeowner in the Critical Bay zone, should take heed that any activity involving trees, shrubs …

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This site offers legal information, not legal advice. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information and to clearly explain your options. However we do not provide legal advice - the application of the law to your individual circumstances. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney. The Maryland Thurgood Marshall State Law Library, a court …

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A permit must be obtained to either trim, cut, or remove trees on public property. This applies to many cities in North Dakota. Generally, for trees that are invasive or dangerous, a permit is not required. North Dakota has one invasive tree, which is the tree of heaven. Select your city from the list below.

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Read the law: Baltimore City Code of Public Local Laws, Article 4, § 9-14.1. During the Term of the Lease . The warranty of habitability is a continuing warranty and the tenant may pursue legal action for breach of this warranty at any time during the tenancy if the dwelling becomes unfit for human habitation. The tenant may also use breach of this warranty as a …

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Common Garden and Yard Care Laws. Fences and hedges – Among the more common urban garden ordinances are ones regulating how high a fence or hedge can be. Sometimes fences and hedges can be banned all together, particularly in terms of the front yard or street facing yards. Length of grass – If you have dreamed of having a wildflower meadow

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Under Maryland Law, for fallen trees or similar accidents that may be qualified as an "act of God," the affected owners are responsible for damages to their property, including cleanup, removal and related expenses. These expenses may be covered under the homeowner's insurance policy. Property owners generally have the right to self-remedy if tree roots or …

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Compare Prices. Go. Call Now for Tree Service: (866) 313-9887. The Best Tree Service in Baltimore City County, MD. Enter Your Zip Code for Pricing. GO. GO. Easy Steps For the Best Tree Service in Baltimore City County, MD . Proper tree care is essential to maintain the vitality of your landscape and a small investment can go a long way. Baltimore City County tree care …

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The average cost of tree removal in the City of Baltimore depends on many different factors including the company that you choose, as well as the types, size (both height and trunk diameter), age and accessibility of the tree. If you are looking for both tree and stump removal, you should expect to pay slightly more (about $100 to $150 for the stump). Complete tree …

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While the state laws in Oregon have no regulations regarding tree removal, the city of Salem protects certain trees types, designated as heritage trees in the city. These trees cannot be removed or cut down without a permit. Also trees that are 12 inches or greater in diameter in some cases will require a Parks Department permit, but that will depend and require private …

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Most residential fences are limited to 6 feet in height, with 4 feet on the front yard and 6 feet on the rear and side yards. Some Homeowner Associations may, however, require the front yard and corner lot fences to be at least 3 feet. Variances or special exceptions can also be required for fences taller than 6 feet.

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Can i cut down a tree on my property in maryland?

Maryland has several state laws that protect trees and require permits to have them removed by private property owners. The Roadside Tree Law protects all trees near the roadways in the state, and the state only grants removal of a tree on the roadway if it is hazardous or diseased. It must also be replaced by whoever cuts it down.

Does baltimore county own trees within the right of way?

While Baltimore County does not own trees within the right-of-way, they are considered in what is known as a tenant in common relationship, which is a working relationship between the property owner and the government agency.

Is it legal to remove a tree on private property?

An ordinance was introduced to the city to preserve certain types of trees, but it did not pass. However the disposal of tree limbs and branches after removal are also the responsibility of owners because the city will not collect them. Washington state has no law concerning the removal of special trees on private property.

What are the laws for tree removal in richmond va?

In Richmond, there are no also no laws or special requirements for private property tree removal. An ordinance was introduced to the city to preserve certain types of trees, but it did not pass. However the disposal of tree limbs and branches after removal are also the responsibility of owners because the city will not collect them.

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