Community Tree Planting and Establishement Guidelines

This Document is intended to aid homeowners and local government staff in planting and directing the establishment and maintenance of community trees. The landscape design details provided in this document have been endorsed by the American Society of Landscape Architects. The planting details were written and tested by certified arborists, foresters and landscape architects and were determined to be minimum requirements to facilitate the establishment and growth of community forests. In addition to the incorporation of these standards, communities should adopt an active tree conservation, protection and management program.