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Roadside Tree Protection Law


Background Information    

On July 23, 2013 the Montgomery County Council enacted the Roadside Trees Protection Law.  Since its effective date of March 1, 2014, DPS has steadily implemented new business processes and developed specifications, training tools, hired staff and outreach materials to help administer the law.  Affected activities range from simple driveway installations to large-scale roadway and streetscape improvements.  As a result, DPS interacts with a wide set of customers including homeowners, builders, engineers, land surveyors, architects, landscape architects, tree care professionals, and other county employees.


The Department of Permitting Services is pleased to announce the release of the

following publication:  

Montgomery County Roadside Tree Protection Law - Design Guidelines and Specifications


 The main document:

The specifications: