The Street Tree Maintenance Division maintains over 85,000 trees in the City right-of-ways. The maintenance consists of pruning, removal, root pruning and emergency responses. The division annually responds to over 500 street tree work order/requests. The division is also responsible for inspecting tree removal requests from the public, which receives an average of 40 requests per month. All pruning performed on City maintained trees meet International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) pruning standards, and is performed under the direct supervision of an ISA Certified Arborist. The City also manages an annual street tree trimming contract which includes approximately 3,000 trees trimmed.
If you have any questions regarding tree maintenance and/or you would like to request a trim or the removal of a City tree, please call (760) 435-4500. Please see our Street Tree Removal Policy for more information on these requests.
The Median Maintenance Division maintains 45 acres of landscaped medians and improved parkways. Maintenance includes mowing, edging, litter removal, trimming, pruning, fertilization, aeration, weed control, cultivation, pest control, tree maintenance, dethatching, plant replacements and the maintenance of irrigation systems, drainage facilities, hardscape areas and parking lots.
If you have any questions regarding Median Maintenance, please call (760) 435-4500.