Trees and Forestry

A Tree Manual (PDF) has been developed to help residents grow our urban forest canopy.  The Manual includes ordinance standards, tree planting  & care guidance, a list of acceptable species and more. Residents are encouraged to use the manual to help improve the health of trees as Ash trees succumb to Emerald Ash Borer.  To avoid future significant tree loss, residents are encouraged to choose a wide variety of trees and be aware Maple species are becoming perhaps too prevalent at this time. 

New rules provide for reforestation of street rights of way (boulevards).  A permit is required for planting of trees in boulevard tree permit zones.  Property owners seeking boulevard tree permits are encouraged to review planting location guidelines.  

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Boulevard Tree Planting Location Guide

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