Tree Advisory Committee

The Tree Advisory Committee reviews tree preservation codes and suggests improvements. The committee factors in community opinion and works together to form decisions on code amendments.

Click here for more information on tree laws, permits, and removal.

Schedule and Agendas


All meetings are viewable on the City’s YouTube.

Committee Report and Recommendations

The Ad Hoc Tree Advisory Committee met seven times between March & April. They presented a report with recommendations to the Planning Commission in May.

The Planning Commission will review the report and invite a public hearing in June or perhaps early July. Details will be published once certain. Comments are invited early through the form below.


General Tree Information:

Tree Committee Links:

“Trees are good neighbors. They capture carbon, improve air quality, and beautify neighborhoods. Through this balanced process, we hope to establish popular, workable, and effective protections for them.”
Dave Bugher, Assistant City Manager (City of Lakewood)