NFHA annually trims all parkway trees (normally in January) to a height of 8′ over sidewalks and 13′ over roadways in accordance with Overland Park’s requirements. During the growing season it is the responsibility of the homeowner to trim tree limbs that overhang sidewalks and obstruct pedestrian traffic. The City Forester may be contacted with additional questions (913-327-6639) regarding pruning or replacement of parkway trees. Please read…
Overland Park’s Ordinance for Tree Maintenance
NOTE: In order to view and print this document, you must have Adobe Acrobat 3.0 or higher. This is a free application that you can download from the web.Tree and Shrub Maintenance Policy according to the City of Overland Park:
Dead trees and broken or dead limbs that present a hazard to the public must be removed.
You must keep shrubs and trees trimmed to eliminate sight distance problems on corner properties.
Public rights-of-way such as streets and sidewalks must remain clear of limbs and branches. The minimum height clearance over sidewalks is 8 feet. The minimum height clearance over streets is 12 feet and for improved thoroughfares and designated truck routes the height clearance is 13 feet.