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Tree FAQs

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Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Do I need a permit to remove a tree on my property?

  • When do I need to hire a Certified Arborist?

  • There is a City tree along the street that has dead limbs, when will it be pruned?

  • My sidewalk is cracked and being lifted up by tree roots; will the City repair or replace it?

  • My neighbor’s tree is growing over my side of the property line; can I prune the branches on my side of the fence?

  • There is a dead tree on my neighbor’s property that I am worried will fall onto my house or in my backyard where my children play. Can the City remove it?

  • Does the City sell firewood to the public?

  • My elm tree is losing leaves, does it have Dutch elm disease and should it be removed?

  • Why is topping bad for my tree?

  • Where can I find information about caring for trees in the Truckee Meadows area?

  • Will the City chip tree limbs from trees growing on my property and/or can I hire the City to chip, prune, or remove my trees?