City of Hoboken

94 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ, 07030, US


Form Section 1

Tree Permit Application

Pursuant to §62-7 of the Code of the City of Hoboken, no person shall do any of the following acts to any trees on a street without a prior permit from the Shade Tree Commission:

  • Cut, prune, climb with spikes, break, damage, remove or kill.
  • Cut, disturb or interfere in any way with any root.
  • Spray with any chemical.
  • Fasten any rope, wire, sign or other device.
  • Remove or damage any guard or device placed to protect any tree or shrub.
  • Conduct razing, removal or renovation of any structure if deemed by the Commission to be damaging to neighboring street trees.
  • Place or distribute chemicals, including, but not limited to, salt, deleterious to tree health.
  • Maintain a stationary fire or device, which vaporizes noxious fumes deleterious to tree health.
  • Remove soil, either for trenching or otherwise.
  • Construct new sidewalks and/or driveways with any material whatsoever within five feet of a tree.
  • Plant any tree or shrub within the designated area under the control of the Commission.

Applicant Information

Full Name *
Full Address

Type of Tree Work Proposed

Tree Work to be Done *

Tree species must be approved by the Shade Tree Commission

Tree Location

Property Owner's Name
Property Owner's Contact Info
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