50 / 50 Tree Program


Get a Tree Planted at Half-Price

The 50 / 50 Tree Program allows property owners to pay just 50% of the cost to have a new tree planted on the public right of way. This program is offered each year and will continue as long as sufficient funds are available.  Unfortunately the 50/50 Tree Program is currently out of funds.

Types of Trees Available

Trees will be planted in the fall or spring depending upon the species requested. The 50 / 50 Tree Program currently has 12 species from which to choose:

  • Amur maple
  • Columnar maple
  • Crimson king maple
  • Ginko biloba
  • Little leaf Linden
  • Pin oak
  • Red maple
  • Red oak
  • Shantung maple
  • Sugar maple
  • Thornless honey locust
  • Witch hazel

Additional species can be submitted for approval.

Applying Process

The following steps need to be taken to apply for the program:

  • Property owners must fill out an application.
  • Public Works Department staff will determine if the boulevard areas will accommodate the trees requested for participation in the program.
  • Job parameters and cost will be determined.
  • A bill will be sent to the property owner to cover 50% of the cost.
  • When the City has received payment from the property owner, the work will be scheduled with a private contractor hired by the City.