My next door neighbor's tree grows across the property line and overhangs my house. Will the city force them to prune their tree?
No, the Missouri Court of Appeals has held that the tree itself is not a nuisance except to the extent that the branches overhang the adjoining land. The property owner must engage in self-help to cut the overhanging branches at the property line.

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1. Will the city forestry crews pick up downed limbs from private property after a storm?
2. Does the city forestry crew care for the trees along the streets in private subdivisions?
3. Will the city plant a new tree in front of my house when an older tree is removed or lost in a storm?
4. Why doesn't the city prune trees located on the easement between properties?
5. My next door neighbor's tree grows across the property line and overhangs my house. Will the city force them to prune their tree?