Do I need a permit to trim or remove trees on my property?

Currently there are no permits required to trim or remove trees on private property unless the property is undeveloped or there is a required Zoning Board planted buffer area. Call our office before you proceed with any tree work if you have a question if your property has such a buffer.

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1. How do I know what trees are town trees?
2. Can I trim a town tree?
3. I am building a new home or adding a large addition can I remove the town tree and pay for new ones?
4. Currently there are no town trees on my property can I have new ones planted?
5. The tree in front of my house is leaning I’m afraid it will fall. Can it be removed?
6. There is a brook on my property and the trees on the sides of the brook need to be trimmed will Shade Tree trim those trees?
7. Do I need a permit to trim or remove trees on my property?
8. Can I trim the branches from my neighbor’s trees that are over hanging my property?
9. There is a greenish fungus on the town tree will it hurt the tree?
10. I want to expand my driveway but the town tree is in the way. Can I remove the town tree?
11. The roots from the town tree have clogged our sewer line why is this?