Parks Division and Tree Care
Parks Supervisor/City Forester
The Brigham City Parks Division provides maintenance and care for green space, sports fields, parks, and boweries. They also care for the flowers along Historic Main Street, in the Bill of Rights Plaza, and at other City facilities.
City Foresters possess the skills to help you in planting, transplanting, pruning, fertilizing, pest control and an array of other tree care practices. They also offer advice in diagnosing problems, and recommending treatments. If you have questions you may contact the City Forester at (435) 734-6615.
Tree City USA
- Creation of a Tree Care Ordinance. See Chapter 24.01.050 of Title 24: Streets and Sidewalks (pdf)
- A Community Forestry Program with an annual budget of at least $2.00 per capita
- Annual Arbor Day observance and proclamation
Approved Shade Trees in the Park Strip
Property owners and others wishing to plant trees within the parking strip must select from an approved list. Exceptions can be made with the approval of the City Forester. Below is a limited selection of approved trees. See the complete list here (pdf).
Park strip < 3 feet wideAs approved by the City Forester
Park strip 3-5 feet wide
- Prairie Rose
- Tatarian Maple
- Japanese Tree Lilac
Park strip 5-8 feet wide
- Hedge Maple
- Golden Rain
- Pagoda Tree
- Norway Maple
- Little Leaf Linden
Park strip > 8 feet wide
- Sycamore Maple
- European Beech
- American Linden
Tree Trimming and Removal
From time to time, the natural growth of a tree will interfere with City signs or impede the view of an intersection. Trees are trimmed in order of request and by budget ability. Call the Public Works office at (435) 734-6615 to make a request.
If a tree within the Public Right of Way or parking strip needs to be removed, make a request for removal by using the Tree Removal Request Form.