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Tree Ordinance of Sandy Springs

Below you will find the Sandy Springs 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 Sandy Springs area.

Sandy Springs Tree Removial Permiting Contact Information

7840 Roswell Road, Building 500
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Phone: 770-730-5600
http://www.sandyspringsga.org/

History of Sandy Springs, GA


Throughout the historic time period, the Chattahochee River served as a border between the Cherokee Nation to the north and also the Muscogee Creek Confederacy towards the south. "Cherokee" does not have any meaning within the native vocabulary of this tribe. These people call themselves Yun-wiya, generally translated it means, ‘the people." The name "Creek" originated from a corruption of  Ocheese Creek, the name provided by English settlers to the native individuals residing along Ocheese Creek (Ocmulgee River). Both groups practiced an economic system based on farming, hunting and also fishing.

Three Native American fishing weirs may still be noticed in the Chattahochee River at the crossing points of  Sope Creek and Mulberry Creek. Weirs were made by piling rocks in a "V" form. Fish trapped in the weir were simple to hook or spear. Sandy Springs is situated to the south of the Chattahoochee, but the land, like the river, was most likely utilized by both groups.

Although no archaeological proof has been discovered to support the claim, tradition holds that the area where five springs bubble out of the sandy soil was utilized as a buying and selling site. Whether true or not, the sandy springs really are a distinct landmark which have given their name to the entire community.

The Code | Sandy Springs Tree Ordinances

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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

Sandy Springs Police Headquarters
5995 Barfield Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
*Sandy Springs requests that both emergency and non-emergency calls to the police 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 Suwanee.

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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