BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES
ARTICLE XIV. TREE PRESERVATION AND ABUSE ORDINANCE
(Edited to the pertinent parts prohibiting severe pruning of palms.)
Sec. 27-404. Definitions.
Tree abuse means:
(7) Pruning of live palm fronds which initiate above the horizontal plane.
Sec. 27-405. General prohibitions.
Unless otherwise authorized by this article, no person shall cause, suffer, permit or allow:
(c) Tree abuse as defined by this article.
Source: The full text Broward County Tree Preservation and Abuse Ordinance.