Mason City’s Forestry Division of the Street Division is
responsible for and oversees the planting, care and maintenance and removal of
trees growing on public rights-of-way and all City-owned trees in the public
properties in the City.
Staff maintains trees by trimming and pruning trees, responding
to and cleaning up of debris from storm damaged City trees, and removing dead,
diseased, and hazardous trees.
Report a City tree problem: citizens can fill
out the online service request and select the ‘Tree Trimming/Planting’ option.
Trees on private property are the responsibility of the
property owner including trimming/pruning and removal if necessary.
Additional Helpful Links:
Tree Planting Request Form
Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Application
Mason City Recommended Street Tree Species
Mason City Banned Tree Species
For additional information about tree planting, care
and maintenance, and removal of trees in the City, visit the City Code.
Questions? Contact the City's Street Division Supervisor at (641) 420-1999.