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Duties & Responsibilities. The Urban Forestry division provides arboriculture service and consultation to the residents of Durham on issues relating to the trees on City property and rights-of-way.
This division is dedicated to the pruning, stump and root removal, removal, and protection of trees using the latest arboriculture techniques and safety standards. The mission of Urban Forestry is to enhance the quality of life for the Durham community by providing professional quality tree.
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Jan 07, Cut trees over 10 feet in height into a manageable size i.e. at least in half with further trimming to larger branches. Don't place your tree out for collection before your scheduled collection. Durham County Council will ensure that any proposed felling is fully compliant with the requirements of the Forestry Act.
We, as the Local Planning Authority are able to create Tree. This browser version is not supported. Please use Internet Explorer or higher. If the tree in question is a “City Tree” you can make a maintenance request by calling Durham One Call atA dispatcher will take your request and enter a work request into our queue within our work order database. The request will then be inspected, after which an Urban Forestry staff member will report to you what we.