FAQ Topic: Forestry

Does the Village come out to see if a tree is on my property?

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.

Can DPW come remove an EAB infected tree on my property?

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

How do you determine what trees get cut down?

There was a tree inventory that was completed over the summer and each tree is given a condition rating. The Village is marking and removing trees based on this rating which was given by a local arborist.

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