The City of Allentown’s Shade Tree Commission maintains jurisdiction of all shade trees or trees planted in the public right of way. The care and maintenance of all shade trees between the curb and the sidewalk is the responsibility of the homeowner.
Shade Tree meetings are open to the public and are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 8:30am at the Parks & Recreation Offices, 3000 Parkway Blvd, Allentown. If you are planning to attend a meeting, kindly call the office at 610-437-7750 in advance with your concern so we can be prepared to assist you at the meeting.
Due to the holiday schedules, meetings in November, 2012 and January, 2013 will be held on the second Tuesday of the month.
Randy W. Fey
Allentown Shade Tree Commission Chair
The list of ISA Certified Tree Surgeons can be found by clicking the link above.
The City requires those performing work on Street Trees to be ISA certified. This ensures the health of your tree through as the highest industry standards in tree care and removal.
If you have any questions, please call the Department of Parks & Recreation at 610-437-7628.