Tree Protection Committee

Section 10.6 Tree Protection Committee (TPC)

10.6.1 Membership

  • City Council shall appoint a Tree Protection Committee comprised of seven (7) city residents from the following fields or areas: 
    • landscape design
    • utility company
    • forestry
    • city historic district
    • at large
    • at large
    • at large
  • Should a city resident not be available to serve under any of the categories, City Council may appoint a non-city resident.
  • Tree Protection Committee members shall serve two (2) year staggered terms.
  • The Tree Protection Committee is staffed by the Parks Director. 

10.6.2 Powers & Duties

The Tree Protection Committee shall have the following duties:

  • Advise the city on needed revisions to Section 6.3 regarding tree protection;
  • Review and recommend disposition of permit requests not specifically authorized under Section 6.3; and
  • Review permit requests and advise City Council on appeals filed pursuant to Section 6.3.


 Tree Contractors & Home Owners 

Application to Fell Trees  


Repeats every month on the fourth Thursday until Tue Dec 31 2024.
December 28, 2023
Meeting Location: 
City Hall Council Chambers, 242 Hampton St, Walterboro SC 29488


Sue Tilden
Calvin Bailey
Mitzi Carter
Mike Ferrari
Joshua Bowers
Taylor Murdaugh