Are there any restrictions on tree planting?

No tree shall be planted within the sidewalk area in front of or adjacent to any private premises except trees whose root systems normally will not cause damage to sidewalks, curbs or utility installations. Trees of the following varieties should be planted:

  • Sugar Maple
  • Northern Red Oak
  • Scarlet Oak
  • Pin Oak
  • American Linden
  • Silver Linden
  • Moraine Honey Locust
  • Moraine Flowering Dogwood
  • Red Flowering Dogwood
  • Japanese Dogwood
  • Goldenrain
  • Sourwood
  • Eastern Plane

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1. What is a Town tree?
2. When will a Town tree be removed?
3. Are there any restrictions on tree planting?
4. Does the Town remove a fallen tree from a State or County road?
5. Who do I contact if a tree is damaging my sidewalk?
6. How long does it take to remove a tree causing damage to a sidewalk?
7. What can be done about tree roots interfering with my sewer lines?
8. What do I do if a tree is damaged by a storm or interferring with power lines?
9. Who do I contact about my insurance being cancelled as a result of tree interference with my sidewalk?
10. Who do I contact about infested trees?
11. How do I know if an Asian Long Horned Beetle is infesting and damaging my tree?
12. What should I do if my tree shows signs of infestation?