Boulevard Tree Permit

Issued To

Residents who want do any work with a boulevard tree (any tree that grows within the boulevard right-of-way). Work includes activities such as:

  • Tree planting
  • Spraying with pesticide or other chemical treatment
  • Fertilization treatment
  • Branch pruning
  • Tree removal

Icon of two pieces of paperApplication

Boulevard Tree Permit Application (PDF)

Renewal 

A new application is required for each project

Additional Requirements 

  • In most cases, a site inspection will be needed to make sure that the proposed work is appropriate for the tree and/or the location. 
  • If a chemical treatment is proposed, the product and application method will be reviewed for personal and environmental safety. Boulevard trees may not be treated by soil drenching -- only soil injection or trunk injection is allowed.

Fees 

There is no fee for a Boulevard Tree Permit

Purpose

A boulevard tree is any tree that grows with the boulevard right-of-way. These trees are considered property of the City. In a residential area, the standard boulevard right-of-way follows the street curb and reaches 15 feet into a yard. Within the right-of-way are underground utility lines such as those for electric and cable services.

Trees and boulevard right-of-ways within residential neighborhoods

  1. Dave Grommesch

    Forestry/Landscape
    Phone: 952-895-4508