Tree Commission


For an overview, requirements, and a list of current members, please view Members.


The Augusta-Richmond County Tree Commission was created to:
  • Define problems, suggest solutions, and provide support
  • Review any appeals or variances and recommend acceptance or rejection to the Planning & Development Director
  • Annually review and update as needed the Illustrated Guide to Implementing the Augusta Tree Ordinance (IGO)
  • Review petitions for landmark trees


  • Meeting Calendar
  • Third Monday of the month in February, April, June, August, October, and December
  • 4:00 pm
  • Augusta Planning & Development Conference Room
  • 535 Telfair St, Ste 300 • Augusta, GA 30901
  • Open to the public and you are cordially invited to attend

Variance & Appeal Requests

Requests for variances or appeals must be made using the following application:
Tree Ordinance Variance Requests