- You must obtain a permit from the Department of Agriculture if you wish to relocate a saguaro.
- In order to obtain a permit, you must give a minimum of 20, 30, or 60 days notice to the Department of Agriculture – Environmental Services Division.
- Saguaros are a native plant protected by law. The Native Plant Protection Act protects saguaros and it is illegal to remove them unless permission is granted.
- Permission by the owner and a permit from the Department of Agriculture must be obtained in order to remove saguaros from any land.
- You may not destroy a saguaro until you have written confirmation from the Department of Agriculture – Environmental Services Division.
** Sourced from the Arizona Department of Agriculture. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed & is subject to changes. Please check with the Arizona Department of Agriculture for additional information.