Tree Sale Tips
Boulevard Trees Require Permit for Planting
Trees planted within the boulevard/right-of-way on your property (15 feet in from the curb) require a City permit prior to planting. Boulevard tree permits are free and help the City keep track of the City’s boulevard tree population in the wake of the present Emerald Ash Borer threat. A permit is also required for property owners wishing to remove a tree in boulevard/right-of-way. The Boulevard Tree Work Permit application can be downloaded from the Boulevard Trees webpage.
Residents are also reminded to make sure that any contractors hired to perform tree work must be licensed by the City. A list of Burnsville’s licensed tree contractors can be downloaded or obtained by contacting the City forester.
When considering planting locations within a boulevard area, make sure your tree or shrub WILL NOT:
For more information on requirements, licensed contractors or to obtain a permit application contact Dave Grommesch, City Forester, at 952-895-4508 or via email.