To request approval of a street-tree planting permit to purchase and
plant a in the city right-of-way, you must ll out this free permit for
planting a street tree(s) within the City right-of-way grass strip per
ordinance 8A before any tree planting is to be done. The right-of-way is
the grass area from the street curb to the back of the sidewalk and must
be a minimum of 4 feet wide for trees to survive and properly grow.
Your request, once approved, is valid for one calendar year from date of
issuance.
Once the tree is planted, it becomes property of the City of Oconomowoc
and all maintenance is performed by the Parks and Forestry Division. All
that we ask of you, the homeowner, is to water the street tree with 10 gal-
lons of water once or twice weekly for the rst few years then during times
of drought. Please do not perform any maintenance on the street trees.
Minimum size requirements for plantings are 1 ½” caliper with a maxi-
mum size of 3” caliper.
Please make sure to read the street tree planting guidelines at
www.oconomowoc-wi.gov/parks before planting.
Schedule an appointment with the City Forestry for planting lo-
cations. Please do not plant a street tree without prior approval
from the City Forester or you may be asked to remove the tree
Completion of this form DOES NOT grant you permission to plant
a tree.
All requests will be reviewed by the City Forester before approval.
1. CONTACT INFORMATION
2. I WOULD LIKE TO - CHECK BOX NEXT TO YOUR CHOICE
1. Be placed on the wait list for a free street tree.
5. STREET TREE PLANTING PERMIT
Species of tree(s) to be planted:
Number of trees to be planted:
Estimated date of planting:
Where will trees be purchased?
Signed:
Date:
5-6 ft. Choose a small-sized tree from the species list
6-8 ft. Choose a medium-sized tree from the list
8 ft. or greater. Choose a large-sized tree from the species list
Tree Species Selection: Refer to the Street Tree Recommended Species List at
www.oconomowoc-wi.gov/parks. All eorts will be made to plant your choice.
(Example: First Choice: Centurion Crabapple)
First Choice:
Second Choice:
Third Choice:
Right of Way width: Measure your right-of-way and check the appropriate box. The right-
of-way is the grass area from the street curb to the back of the sidewalk.
4. DONATION- ARBOR DAY, MEMORIAL, ORGANIZATION/BUSINESS
Park location to plant tree:
Amount to donate
(Cost per tree is around $200 depending on species):
Tree is in honor of or planted for:
2. Pay 50% of the street tree cost to be moved to the top of
the street tree wait list.
3. Pay the full cost of a street tree for no wait.
5. Donate a tree to be planted in a city park.
4. Apply for a permit to plant my own street tree.
For 1-3 ll out section 3.
Fill out section 5.
Fill out section 4.
3. STREET TREE REQUEST
Find a list of locations and donation guidelines at www.oconomowoc-wi.gov/parks
Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department
220 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc, WI 53066
(262)569-2199
parkrec@oconomowoc-wi.gov
www.oconomowoc-wi.gov/parks
Name:
Phone:
Full Address
(City, State, ZIP Code):
Email:
After you complete this form please return it to the Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department.
You can print and mail it to the department, email it to the department, or drop it off at the Oconomowoc Community Center. See addresses at top of page.
TREE DONATION & PLANTING REQUEST FORM
For 1-3 ll out section 3.
For 1-3 ll out section 3.
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