NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56173

Industry 56173

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 56173 – Landscaping Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56173: See industry description for NAICS 561730 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 561730: This industry comprises of the following:

  1. Establishments primarily engaged in providing landscape care and maintenance services and/or installing trees, shrubs, plants, lawns, or gardens and
  2. Establishments primarily engaged in providing these services along with the design of landscape plans and/or the construction (i.e., installation) of walkways, retaining walls, decks, fences, ponds, and similar structures.

Cross-References for Industry 56173

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 56173. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Installing artificial turf or in constructing (i.e., installing) walkways, retaining walls, decks, fences, ponds, or similar structures–are classified in Sector 23, Construction;
  • Planning and designing the development of land areas for projects, such as parks and other recreational areas; airports; highways; hospitals; schools; land subdivisions; and commercial, industrial, and residential areas (without also installing trees, shrubs, plants, lawns/gardens, walkways, retaining walls, decks, and similar
  • items or structures)–are classified in Industry NAICS 541320, Landscape Architectural Services; and
  • Retailing landscaping materials and providing the installation and maintenance of these materials–are classified in Industry NAICS 444220, Nursery, Garden Center, and Farm Supply Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 56173

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 56173. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Arborist services
  • Cemetery plot care services
  • Fertilizing lawns
  • Garden maintenance services
  • Hydroseeding services (e.g., decorative, erosion control purposes)
  • Landscape care and maintenance services
  • Landscape contractors (except construction)
  • Landscape installation services
  • Landscaping services (except planning)
  • Lawn care services (e.g., fertilizing, mowing, seeding, spraying)
  • Lawn fertilizing services
  • Lawn maintenance services
  • Lawn mowing services
  • Lawn seeding services
  • Lawn spraying services
  • Line slash (i.e., rights of way) maintenance services
  • Maintenance of plants and shrubs in buildings
  • Mowing services (e.g., highway, lawn, road strip)
  • Ornamental tree and shrub services
  • Plant and shrub maintenance in buildings
  • Plant maintenance services
  • Pruning services, ornamental tree and shrub
  • Seasonal property maintenance services (i.e., snow plowing in winter, landscaping during other seasons)
  • Seeding lawns
  • Shrub services (e.g., bracing, planting, pruning, removal, spraying, surgery, trimming)
  • Snow plowing services combined with landscaping services (i.e., seasonal property maintenance services)
  • Sod laying services
  • Spraying lawns
  • Tree and brush trimming, overhead utility line
  • Tree pruning services
  • Tree removal services
  • Tree services (e.g., bracing, planting, pruning, removal, spraying, surgery, trimming)
  • Tree surgery services
  • Tree trimming services
  • Tropical plant maintenance services
  • Turf (except artificial) installation services
  • Weed control and fertilizing services (except crop)

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
    • Subsector 561: Administrative and Support Services
      • Industry Group 5617: Services to Buildings and Dwellings
        • Industry 56173: Landscaping Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561730: Landscaping Services

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