A car passes through Elizabeth City’s Historic District, Monday. A proposed state law could affect municipal tree ordinances like the one Elizabeth City has controlling the removal of trees on private property in its historic district.

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A car passes through Elizabeth City’s Historic District, Monday. A proposed state law could affect municipal tree ordinances like the one Elizabeth City has controlling the removal of trees on private property in its historic district.

Bill uprooting city tree rules raises concerns

By JON HAWLEY

The Daily Advance

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A proposed state law would uproot Elizabeth City’s authority over trees on private property — a move critics say could result in businesses and historic homes being a lot less green.

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Finally

Please get rid of the tree committees.

Amen

I'm with you, Mike

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