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Trees & Landscaping
The beautiful tree canopy in Miami Lakes has long been the signature of the Town.
 
The Town of Miami Lakes has an estimated 17,832 trees (tree canopy covers an estimated 30%).
The four most common species in the regional forest are:
Southern Live Oak (37.5%)
Geometry Tree (21.5%)
Palmetto (10.1%)
West Indian Mahogany (6.4%)
 
A recent study concluded that the trees contribute significantly to the environment, human health, energy savings, and quality of life in the region. The assessment calculated that the trees in Miami Lakes reduce energy costs from residential buildings by approximately $231,000 annually.  
 
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Tree Trimming Schedule
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Family Tree Program
  
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Black Olive Tree Removal Program
 
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Tree Removal Application 
 
 
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Town of Miami Lakes Tree Ordinance