Shade Tree FAQ's
The tree by my curb is sick or is overgrown and needs trimming. What should I do?
Call the Public Works Department and a representative from the Shade Tree Commission will come out to inspect the tree.
The sidewalk in front of my house is lifting. What can be done?
A representative from the Shade Tree Commission will inspect the site and determine if the tree needs to be removed. It is the responsibility of the homeowner to repair the sidewalk.
I live in a new development and the builder has planted a tree that I don't want. What should I do?
The Builder is required to plant trees as per township ordinance.
I live in a new development and the tree in front of my house has died. Will it be replaced?
Call the Public Works Department and we will check on the maintenance bond.
I would like to plant a tree. What kind should I plant?
The Shade Tree Commission has a list of recommended trees for planting. Call the Public Works Department for the list.
How should I plant my tree?