Sidewalk Vegetation

Sidewalk Vegetation
Lend a hand in keeping State College a walk-able community. Borough ordinance requires property owners to maintain a clear and open sidewalk.

How to maintain your sidewalk vegetation
Please keep all vegetation trimmed back to the edge of the sidewalk!
Vegetation that needs trimmed

Trees in private property should not hang lower than 7' above a sidewalk.
Trees hanging over sidewalk

If you notice a street tree that needs to be trimmed please contact the Arborist at (814) 234-7145.

If you are unsure or have any questions, please feel free to contact a member of Public Works via email at

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