Urban Forestry Commission

The Urban Forestry Commission is an advisory body consisting of seven members appointed by the City Council. All members must be residents of University City for at least two years immediately prior to their appointment.

The Commission shall upon advice and input from the City Council, City Forester, Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry adopt an annually up-to-date a community forestry plan. Such plan, shall upon approval of City Council, constitute the official comprehensive community forestry plan for the city.

Meetings are scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month, beginning at 6:00 pm at the Heman Park Community Center, 975 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Urban Forestry Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Meeting Audio Files

The Urban Forestry Commission also provides a lot of input during the planning process. The links below provide access to the current forestry plans for the city:

Forestry Master Plan


Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan


Acceptable Tree List


Tree Guidelines


Tree Ordinances




For more information, please contact Jacob Kaiser (314) 505-8619 or visit www.ucityparksfoundation.org/events