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City trees are planted within the City right-of-way. The right-of-way is determined by a measurement from the centerline of the roadway. Each particular street has a right-of-way distance. If you wish to confirm if a tree is within the City right-of-way, call the Engineering Department at 315-789-3101, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
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The City of Geneva contracts with a Certified Arborist who looks at tree requests within the City right-of-way on a monthly basis. The arborist will report his findings back to the City and, if you wish, the findings can be reported to you.
Please call the City of Geneva Engineering Department Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at 315-789-3101.
Yes, if the tree is in the City right-of-way. Please call the City of Engineering Department Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at 315-789-3101 to arrange to have the City's certified arborist look at the tree.
For 2012 to 2013, the City is planting the following trees (size):
Yes, you may request a tree to be planted in the City right-of-way by calling the Engineering Department Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Your request will be placed on a waiting list and you will be notified when a tree becomes available.
Trees within the City right-of-way are removed based on the condition they are in and the risk they pose to people and property. The City's certified arborist determines the condition of a tree and recommends needed work based on his findings. The City does not necessarily remove a tree for reasons such as too close to wires and or home, roots getting in sewer, roots are lifting the sidewalk.
Repair or replacing sidewalks is the homeowner's responsibility regardless of the cause of the problems.