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 State of Tampa's Urban Forest

City of Tampa Urban Forest Analysis and Management Plan Background

City of Tampa Tree Matrix - Initial Draft 2013


Other Informative Links