Define ‘dangerous’: Tampa’s tree removal rules at odds with new state law

Property owners can now remove, replant, prune, or trim a tree without approval or permit from their local municipality as long as a licensed arborist determines the tree poses a danger. But in some cases, there’s disagreement over just how to define “dangerous” and arborists say that’s putting them in a tough spot.
Published: 11:19 PM EDT August 12, 2019
Updated: 11:18 PM EDT August 12, 2019