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Village of Ridgewood Adopt-A-Tree Program

photo courtesy of Ridgewood park and rec
May 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood homeowners may Adopt-A-Tree from Village of Ridgewood. This policy will enable Ridgewood property owners to purchase and maintain a tree selected from an approved species list to place on median (village owned property) in front of their home.

A fee will be charged to homeowner, some special select species of tree may cost extra. This fee will allow Ridgewood residents to buy and a plant tree.

Trees will be planted in FALL of each year. In all instances,there are restrictions on where trees can be planted for various reasons such as sight lines, underground utilities, power lines, and sidewalk conflicts.

To participate in Adopt-a-tree • Apply to the Adopt-a-tree program (APPLICATION) Submitted to Shade tree Department.

• Village official will review application, if suitable spot in median exists an appropriate tree will be planted in the FALL. Residents will have option to have Shade Tree Department select the tree or elect to choose from the approved tree list. Fees will be set and due at time of application.
• Utilities will be marked and avoided prior to planting