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Forestry Section
Joe O'Neill
City Forester

1150 Half Day Rd.
Highland Park, IL  60035

Phone: (847) 432-0807
Fax: (847) 432-9907

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Forestry Section provides for the annual trimming, planting, removing and maintaining of public trees. It is also responsible for costs related to the enforcement of pertinent City ordinances, landscape restoration following maintenance and construction activity and maintenance of City-owned property and rights of way, including unimproved rights of way, individual properties, vacant lots, train station grounds and parks. 

Tree Removal Permit Application
You may also print an application here and bring the completed form to the Public Works Department at 1150 Half Day Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035.


Learn more about the value of trees, and proper methods for maintaining your trees throughout the year.