Natural Resources Section

Natural Resources Section

The Natural Resources Section's primary responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of and permitting for all trees City-wide.

  • Code enforcement liaison for tree/landscape/natural resources violations.

  • Reviewing for trees, landscape, upland habitat, wetlands, significant wildlifecorridors and all other natural resources-related issues on applications for variance, rezoning, special use, DRI/NOPC, subdivision, historic preservation design review for ARC and BLC, right-of-way vacating, release of easement, public right-of-way encroachment, right-of-way permits, and capital improvements.

  • Coordinating with various agencies on the Urban Forest Management Plan.

  • Coordinating with Parks and Recreation Department on the 'Tree-mendous' Community Tree Program.


Natural Resources Applications & Forms


Tampa Urban Forest Management Plan

Tampa Urban Forest Management Analysis

City of Tampa Urban Forest Analysis and Management Plan Background

City of Tampa Tree Matrix - Initial Draft 2013


Other Informative Links