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Shade Tree Ordinance

The Shade Tree Ordinance specifies the location for trees between the curb and the sidewalk (tree lawn) in relation to intersections, signs and streetlights. The ordinance also specifies heights of branches over streets and sidewalks and the varieties to be planted. The ordinance requires that a Tree Permit (no charge) be received from the Department of Public Works prior to the planting, or removing of trees in the treelawn.

Contact the Public Works Department for further information on the Shade Tree Ordinance.