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The Community Redevelopment Agency’s Residential Hazardous Tree Program provides tree trimming and/or removal services to income qualifying homeowners located within Escambia County’s designated redevelopment districts. The tree or limb must present a danger to the homeowners’ or neighbor’s primary residence and show obvious signs of rot or damage. Funding is based on availability and will be provided on a first come, first served basis. All services provided under this program will be conducted by a licensed and insured contractor provided by the CRA. Funding for this program is provided by Tax Incremental Financing.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Property must be located in an Escambia County designated redevelopment district
  • Property must be zoned residential and used for residential purposes
  • Property must be homestead exempt
  • Household income must not exceed 80 percent of Escambia County Median Area Income, as defined in the Escambia County Median Area Income Guidelines (2023) listed below.
  • Tree or limb must have obvious signs of rot or damage and present a danger to an adjacent residence
  • Property must not have outstanding judgment liens, code violations, and/or delinquent taxes
  • Project must have been approved by the Community Redevelopment Agency prior to commencement.

Escambia County Median Area Income Guidelines (2023)

Median Area Income 2023

Eligible Improvements:

  • Hazardous Tree Trimming
  • Hazardous Tree Removal

To Apply:

  1. Complete the Residential Hazardous Tree Application.
  2. Submit your application and supporting documentation by:

a. Drop application off at 221 Palafox Place, Suite 320, Pensacola FL 32502
b. Fax application to 850-595-3218
c. Email to

If you'd like your application reviewed by one of our program managers, please call our office at 850-595-3217 during business hours  to schedule an appointment.

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