The Borough of Dumont has passed an amendment to the Shade Tree ordinance that requires a permit before ANY tree can be removed within the Borough, effective September 20, 2013. This ordinance applies to all trees, be they on private property or on public right of way. Before ANY tree can be removed, the homeowner or contractor will need to secure a permit from the Building Department for a fee of $25.00.
DUMONT SHADE TREE COMMISSION
Caring for Trees for Today, Planting Trees for Tomorrow
The Dumont Shade Tree Commission's mission is to promote a sustainable and productive community forest and shade tree resource that will subsequently improve the quality of life for the residents of the Borough of Dumont, NJ.
HAZARDOUS TREE NOTIFICATION
If you have any concerns about a borough tree, please call the DSTC Desk at Borough Hall (201-244-3920), or submit your information through our online form, and a DSTC Commissioner will inspect the tree.
An engraved brick at the Dumont Shade Tree Arboretum creates a lovely way to pay tribute to a loved one or a beloved pet in a peaceful natural setting.
Click here to learn more about the Friends of the Shade Tree's buy-a-brick program and to purchase your own engraved brick.
If the DSTC or the Borough deems that a new tree or replacement tree shall be planted, then the Borough may plant within the ROW as determined by the DSTC. Property owners shall be given the opportunity to participate in the Adopt-a-Tree Program.
Click here for more information about this program.