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FAQ Topic: Sidewalk Tree Removal

Will the City cover tree removal costs?

Yes, where a tree removal is required (so long as the tree is not on private property) the City tree contractor will perform the removal at no cost to the property owner.

Can I remove the tree damaging the sidewalk to prevent future damage?

A City arborist needs to determine if tree removal is necessary.  If a tree can survive a root trimming without uplifting the sidewalk again within 5 years, the tree will be kept. If a tree cannot survive a root trimming, the tree will be removed. If a tree can survive a root trimming, but will uplift … Continued

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