This commission determines the types and kinds of trees to be planted along city streets, parks, and grounds. It also has regulates the planting, maintenance and removal of trees on streets and other publicly owned property to ensure safety, and to preserve the aesthetics of public sites. It also provides technical assistance to developers and others in the selection and protection of naturally occurring trees during the development of wooded areas.
Any person owning or occupying property upon which there are trees that border any street is expected to:
Learn how to take care of Emerald Ash trees.
Other helpful information:
Current Shade Tree Commission Members