Tree Ordinances

Tree Preservation Ordinance and Standards

The tree preservation ordinance establishes minimum standards for tree preservation and mitigation of environmental impacts resulting from tree removal. The tree standards highlight important aspects of the requirements for tree preservation, removal, replacement, and shade tree pest management.  

Other Tree & Woodland Ordinances

Several city ordinances help protect and preserve public and private trees and woodlands in Maplewood:

  • Burning: Chapter 20, Article II, Section 20-38 addresses recreational fires and burning in the city. Small recreational campfires are permitted with some restrictions.
  • Firewood: Chapter 18, Article II, Division 1. Section 18-33 (22) describes storage requirements for firewood. It prohibits storage of diseased firewood. 
  • Sight Obstructions and Intersections: Chapter 32, Article VII addresses trees, shrubs and other objects that interfere with sight lines at intersections.