Tree Maintenance Program

Tree Maintenance ProgramThe City coordinates a tree maintenance program that is responsible for enforcing City policies and Municipal Codes relating to the care and maintenance of City trees. The sections that pertain to parkway trees are: Planting, Jurisdiction, and Authority, the Official tree list, Removal or Relocation of Plants, and Parkway Trees Required. Other Tree Policies that may affect private properties are: retention or Removal of City Trees, Preservation of Views, Parks, Faculties, and Recreation Donations, and Maintenance and Planting of Parkway Trees. The Division is responsible for the maintenance and care of trees located within the public right-of-way and on public property. This includes trimming, planting, pruning roots, removing trees, inspecting trees, and specializing in tree activities. The Division responds to fallen limbs and hazardous tree situations, which occur with more frequency during storms.