Councilwoman Archibong is a Leader in Proactive Efforts to Preserve Atlanta's Unique Tree Canopy

Saporta Report

By: Maria Saporta

Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Atlanta City Council District 5 Candidate

On June 19, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved an ordinance by Councilmember Natalyn Archibong to impose a 180-day moratorium on the acceptance of any application to remove more than 10 trees on residentially-zoned land of five acres or larger.

During the moratorium period, the city will examine the impact development is having on the city’s tree canopy, and it will provide the city an opportunity to develop strategies for increasing and preserving the city’s tree canopy, according to a release from the Atlanta City Council.

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