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 January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November on the fourth Thursday until Tue Dec 31 2024.
May 23, 2024
Meeting Location: 
City Hall Council Chambers, 242 Hampton St, Walterboro SC 29488


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