Trees increase property values
Trees produce oxygen and clean the air
Trees can reduce flooding and water pollution
Trees calm traffic
Trees absorb traffic noise and increase privacy
Before planting any tree within the public right of way, a street tree permit needs to be submitted for approval.
The care and maintenance of street trees is the responsibility of the adjacent property owner. All street trees that are within the public right of way along your property need to be to pruned, cared for and maintained. The tree branches are required to be at least 15 feet above the surface of the street and at least 8 feet above the surface of the sidewalk.
The City will remove any street tree determined to be dead, diseased or dying at no cost to the adjacent property owner. If you have a street tree in this condition, please use the Submit Service Request form and provide the location of the street tree, your name, and daytime phone number.