Public Policies and Ordinances

These resources are intended to support municipalities and community members in understanding and developing public policies and ordinances to promote, maintain, and protect community trees.

Planting on Private Property Shade Tree Preservation Plans

Existing VT Tree Ordinances & Policies

Note: These ordinances and policies pre-date the 2020 changes to municipal tree law. Year adopted is noted below. See our webpage about the updated Vermont Tree Warden Statutes or the Municipal Tree Law webpage by the Vermont League of Cities and Towns.