The City of Kalamazoo is responsible for maintaining trees located in the public right-of-way along city streets and on City-owned property. If you notice fallen or dangerous limbs, a stump that needs to be removed, or other issues related to city trees, please let us know.
The City is only responsible for city trees. Trees located on the house side of the sidewalk or in a side or rear yard are usually privately owned. Property owners are responsible for maintaining trees on private property. The City is also not involved in resolving disputes between neighbors regarding property lines or the responsibility of private trees. In these cases, you may need to reach out to an attorney for guidance.
If you are concerned about a tree touch a power line or impacting service, please report it to Consumer's Energy at 1 (800) 477-5050.