Welcome to the Trees and Local Regulation website. This site is a portal to many of North Carolina’s municipal and county regulations that govern trees on public or private property. The website, ordinance database, and publications are provided as basic references for landowners, foresters, developers, governments, and green industries interested in the regulation of trees. This site is intended to aid various groups in compliance with regulations and to assist communities in the development of regulations by providing access to:
- Regulations governing trees affected by forest management, land clearing, grading, or tree maintenance.
- Zoning and landscaping ordinances containing tree protection provisions and environmental provisions that impact trees.
- Information on state and federal regulations that impact trees.
However, this site and its materials do not provide legal advice or guidance and are intended to provide general information only. Please read the disclaimer before using this website and associated content.