For guidelines and laws governing trees in the District, review Tree Regulations. Service Needed. Any residents and contractors who wish to plant, prune, or remove a tree within the public right of way must first obtain permission from the Department of Transportation and the Urban Forestry Division. Service at a Glance. Provided By: DDOT. DDOT's Urban Forestry Division (UFD) is the primary steward of Washington DC's ~, public trees and has a mission of keeping this resource healthy, safe, & growing!
Trees in the city are critical to our well-being. Among many other benefits, these trees improve our air and water quality, cool our neighborhoods, and provide critical habitat for birds, bees, and people, too!
Goals of Special Tree Removal Permits: The goal of this regulation, as stated by the District Department of Transportation, is to provide environmental benefits to the city including: Mitigating the heat island effect. Reducing energy used. Improving air quality. Reducing water pollution. Maintaining quieter and more beautiful neighborhood. Inpartners from across the District, including the District Department of Transportation, the Department of Energy and Environment, Casey Trees, volunteers and other community partners and organization exceeded the goal by planting 11, trees.
The Plan - District of Columbia Tree Canopy Plan. The District has developed an Urban Tree Canopy Plan that provides details on the tree. May 20, While we continue to restore, enhance and protect the nation’s capital through our work planting trees at homes, businesses, schools, DPR centers, and community spaces, there is a whole lot of land that our partner in crime the Urban Forestry Division (UFD) of District Department Of Transportation handles. Specifically, the handle the planting, maintenance, and removal of trees in Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
Removal Permit District Department of Transportation District Transportation Online Permitting System (d. TOPS) Presented by the Urban Forestry Administration and the Office of Information Technology and Innovation.