Tree Ordinance of Johns Creek

Below you will find the Johns Creek Tree Ordinances. Acorn Tree Care makes the process of removing unwanted or dead trees from your property as simple and painless as possible. We have provided this as a reference for our tree service customers in the Johns Creek area.

Johns Creek Tree Removial Permiting Contact Information

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12000 Findley Road, Suite 400,
Johns Creek, GA 30097
678-512-3200

History of Johns Creek, GA

Johns Creek's past started out in the early nineteenth century in the trading posts down the Chattahoochee River with what was then Cherokee Indian territory.

Throughout the years, the trading posts expanded gradually into crossroads towns where pioneer families - Rogers, McGinnis, Findley, Buice, Cowart, Medlock among others - gathered to visit then sell their crops. (Currently, reminders of those early on farming families are still with us as we journey alongside roads and bridges named after them.)

By 1820, the community of Sheltonville (now referred to as Shakerag) was a ferry crossing site with the McGinnis Ferry and Rogers Ferry transporting folks and animals across the river for a small charge. Further to the south on the river, the Nesbit Ferry did the same close to yet another crossroads community called Newtown.

In the 1820s, the discovery of gold within the foothills of Northeast Georgia within the Cherokee Nation - roughly 45 miles north of present day Johns Creek - resulted in America's first Gold Rush, the eventual takeover of the Nation through the US Government in 1830 and the following forced flight ("Trail of Tears") of Cherokee Indians to Oklahoma along with other regions of the west.

The Code | Johns Creek Tree Removal Ordinances

Johns Creek does not require permits for tree removal except in specified areas. Those areas can be found here : Johns Creek Tree Ordinance

 

Tree Emergency Contacts

As always in the case of any real emergency please get off of the internet and dial 911. Otherwise, here are links and phone numbers of  people that can help.

With any emergency, please assess the situation. For non-emergency police assistance use this number

Johns Creek Police Department
11445 Johns Creek Pky,
Johns Creek, GA 30097
*Johns Creek requests that both emergency and non-emergency calls use 911

 

Powerlines are often damaged and the power company must be notified as soon as possible.These are the contact numbers for the power companies that service Johns Creek.

Georgia Power: 888-660-5890  http://www.georgiapower.com/
Jackson EMC:  770-963-6166  http://www.jacksonemc.com/
Sawnee EMC:  770-887-2363  http://www.sawnee.com/
Walton EMC:   770-972-2917  http://www.waltonemc.com/

Contact your Insurance company. Most Homeowners policies cover damage from falling trees, be sure to call your agent as soon as possible.

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