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Learn more about the Department of Parks and Recreation's tree pruning cycle. You can request that DPR prune a street tree if the branches are: Dead or damaged.
Blocking streetlights, traffic signs, or signals. Blocking a street or sidewalk. Causing damage to property. Hitting power or phone lines. The City is not responsible for any tree that. Jan 01, receives duplicate requests for tree trims. Requests that have been labeled as Duplicates are in the same geographic area and have been entered into ’s Customer Service Requests (CSR) system at around the same time as a previous request. Duplicate requests are labeled as such in the Status field, as either"Open - Dup" or"Completed - Dup.".
We do not take routine pruning requests, but immediate pruning requests are accepted via our tree service request system (or call ) for conditions including: Damaged and/or dead limbs. Broken hanging limbs. Interference with a traffic signs or signals.
Street or sidewalk blocked. Dec 12, The Department of Streets and Sanitation's Bureau of Forestry coordinates the removal of parkway or trees in the public way that aredead or damaged. Residents can request tree removal via CHI A City inspector will check trees on the public way to determine if they are dead or diseased. The inspector will order the removal of dead or dangerous trees. You can get an application for a tree work permit for: Planting.
Pruning. Decorating with lights. Placing tree guards. Removing City trees or tree stumps. The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) may issue a permit following a review process.
All tree work will be completed at the owner's expense by DPR-approved private contractors. The Bureau of Forestry coordinates the removal of parkway or trees in the public way that are dead or damaged. Trees that constitute an emergency situation are removed immediately.
Learn more about the Department of Parks and Recreation's tree pruning cycle.
Trees that conflict with utilities are removed at the bureau's discretion. Residents can call to request tree removal or submit a service request online. Get Started Online.