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Last updated: 10/12/16

Tree removal hearing - Roxbury

We will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 3, at 10:30 a.m. for a request to remove one public shade tree at 82 Cedar Street in Roxbury.

The hearing will be held by the City of Boston’s Tree Warden (or designee) in the 3rd floor Conference Room of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Roxbury. 

The proposal is for the removal of one lilac tree measuring 5 inches dbh (diameter at breast height due to a proposed curb cut at 82 Cedar Street. 

Public testimony will be taken at the hearing, or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118 or by emailing parks@boston.gov with “Roxbury Tree Hearing” in the subject line. 

A final decision regarding the request will be made within two weeks of the hearing.  For further information, please contact the Tree Warden at 617-635-7275. We hold tree removal hearings in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87.