Who owns the trees and the treelawn?

The City of Shaker Heights owns the trees and, in most areas of Shaker, it also owns the treelawn as public right-of-way.

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1. Who owns the trees and the treelawn?
2. Whose responsibility is it to maintain the treelawn?
3. Whose responsibility is it to maintain trees on the treelawn?
4. Who pays for the trees that are planted on the treelawn?
5. Is there any way residents can get a larger or older tree planted if their tree-lawn tree is scheduled to be replaced?
6. When issues arise on the treelawn such as damage, danger posed by a tree, or when other questions arise, who should I contact?
7. There is a downed limb blocking the sidewalk, street or driveway apron. Can the Public Works Department help?
8. Where can I get wood chips from the City?
9. How much mulch should I apply around a tree?
10. The neighbor's tree branches are hanging in my yard. Can I trim them?