The Village contracted with a certified arborist who completed a Village tree right-of-way inspection which yields a condition report on every Village-owned tree. The trees being marked for removal have been declared dead or dying and too far gone by the certified arborist.
FAQ Topic: Forestry
The Village will make a determination if a tree is in the right-of-way. If it is not in the right-of-way, the survey can help determine if it is on the property. Sometimes there are metal stakes slightly under the ground at the corners of the property.
No, the Village cannot go onto private property to retrieve a downed privately-owned tree. You will have to perform the work yourself or hire a private company. This Village cannot recommend any private companies
First, the Village would need to see if the tree is in the right-of-way. The right-of-way is generally 10-15 feet back from the road, but varies throughout the Village. If the tree is on the right-of-way, the tree belongs to the Village of Bayside and Department of Public Works will remove it. If any of … Continued
The Village encourages neighbors to communicate in order to prevent possible disagreements. You are allowed to trim the tree to the property line; however, you cannot do so in a manner that would cause the tree future health issues.
The Village encourages neighbors to communicate in order to prevent possible disagreements. You can submit a Service Request under myBlue and a police officer will assist with the issue.
Please contact Village Hall at 414-206-3915. A formal inspection will be done to determine tree health and ownership.
This is a tool the DPW uses to mark trees for removal as part of EAB and urban forest management.