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Broward County Code or Ordinances Chapter 9, Article XI

Section 9-162(a):

Before any sole proprietor or business organization may contract to perform tree trimming services or before any governmental agency shall trim trees, such sole proprietor, business organization, or governmental agency shall first apply for and obtain a Class A or Class B Tree Trimmer License from the County.

Certified Arborist

A certified arborist may qualify a company for a Tree Trimmer License.​

Certified Arborist

Tree Trimmer License

This license must be available for inspection at each worksite where tree trimming is occuring.​

Tree Trimmer License

Tree Trimmer Training Certificate

At least one certificate holder must be available at each worksite where tree trimming is occuring.

Consumer Resources

Broward County Code of Ordinances: Article 11: Regulation of Tree Trimmers
Consumer Complaint Forms
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Federal Trade Commission
Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)
Florida Division of Consumer Services

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