Our Urban Forest
The City of Naperville recognizes that trees beautify and lend value to homes, neighborhoods, parks and business areas. At the same time, trees conserve energy, help clean the air, protect rivers and streams and provide a habitat for wildlife. Naperville's Forestry Division maintains parkway trees in the community and encourages residents to consider planting trees on their own property.
Did you know?
For Naperville has been recognized as a Tree City USA.
Inside this section
Parkway Trees - Removal and Replacement by the City
Sometimes, Naperville's parkway trees must undergo a removal and replacement process. Learn more about the selection of replacement parkway trees, which some residents can be a part of.
Parkway Trees - Planting by Homeowners
If homeowners wish to plant trees in the parkway, please note they must be city-approved and a permit is required.
Private Trees - Removal and Preservation
Learn about regulations impacting the removal and replacement of trees on private property.
Maintenance and Landscaping
Various requirements are in place for the maintenance and landscaping of parkways and other areas.
Arbor Day Tree Sale
The annual Arbor Day Tree Sale lets residents and businesses choose from hundreds of container grown trees for sale to help beautify their property and benefit our environment.
Mulch helps keep roots cool in summer and warm in winter. Learn about the proper way to mulch to help keep your trees healthy.
The shade of our urban forest makes a pleasant environment for humans and mosquitoes alike. Help protect yourself and others from mosquito bites!
Emerald Ash Borer
Naperville is a leader in the fight against the Emerald Ash Borer. Learn more about how the City is protecting its urban forest and what you can do if you have a tree that needs treatment.
Tree Line USA
Tree Line USA advocates planting the right tree in the right place. Proper selection and placement of trees near overhead utilities can eliminate potential safety hazards.Tree Line USA Page
Environmental Sustainability in Naperville
The City of Naperville pursues sustainable approaches to providing local government services, which help ensure a higher quality of life for future generations.Visit the Sustainability Page