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Ferndale Department of Public Works

521 E Cambourne St Ferndale MI 48220

(248) 546-2519


City Tree Request Form

DPW | 521 E Cambourne | 248-546-2519 |

  • DPW sells trees to residents for $175 for planting in the public right of way
  • Tree Request Forms must be submitted by January 31st, 2024 in order to get a tree for the Spring 2024 planting
  • Your request will be reviewed by DPW within 7-10 business days of submission to determine if the site is appropriate for a tree planting. Approved requests will receive a mailed/emailed invoice following the determination.
  • Please visit the City's Urban Forestry Page for more information

Full Name

Full Address

Preferred method of contact?

Tree Order Information


Maintenance responsibilities fall to the applicant. This includes watering, pruning, and general protection from damage. It is recommended that homeowners conduct the following maintenance for newly planted trees:

  • Water once a week (20 Gal.)
  • Protect the tree trunk
  • Mulch as needed

Right of Way Placement

*The Department of Public works along with the contractor, MISS DIG, will survey the right-of-way to ensure no conflicts with the surrounding infrastructure. In addition, the site is suitable for your tree(s) to grow and thrive.

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