§ 24-48.16. Prohibition of top pruning of mangrove trees.  

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  • It shall be unlawful for any person to top prune or authorize, allow, suffer or permit the top pruning of mangrove trees in a coastal band community, except for specified trimming activities exempt from permitting requirements pursuant to Section 403.9326, Florida Statutes, as may be amended from time to time. No class I permit shall be approved or issued for the top pruning of coastal band mangrove trees except for that top pruning which is necessary for the protection of overhead power lines.

(Ord. No. 04-214, §§ 1, 5, 12-2-04; Ord. No. 12-58, § 5, 7-3-12)