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Bureau of Street Services
Mission Statement
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Managing the Urban Forest
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Recycling Green Waste
Maintaining Sewer Lines
Street Tree Trimming
Tree Spacing Guidelines
Tree locations should be designed with great care when Traffic Control signs may be affected.
The recommended desirable distances between street trees are species specific and ranges from twenty-five to forty feet.
Please refer to the Street Tree Selection Guide. The recommended desirable distances between street trees for subdivision projects (for estimating purposes) is thirty feet.
Water and Gas Meters
6 feet
Driveway Aprons and Crosswalks
6 feet
Fire Hydrants
10 feet
Street Lights
20 feet
Pedestrian Light
15 feet
Electrical Power Poles
20 feet
Alley Entrances
20 feet
(from pt. of curb line intersect)
45 feet
Railroad Tracks
100 feet
Bureau of Street Services