The City runs programs that allow residents to volunteer to tend to street gardens in traffic calming spaces, and provides guidelines for boulevard gardening.
When trees and bushes are overgrown, they can impede streets, curbs, and boulevards. Similarly, fences and gates can improperly impede the street.
This is called a boulevard landscaping encroachment.
"Encroachment" is defined as any type of vegetation, man-made object, or personal property that exists on, or extends from a person's premises, on to public lands.
If boulevard landscaping encroachments cause safety hazards, call 3-1-1, otherwise use the online form to make a service request.
Unsafe landscaping encroachments may include:
NOTE: Planting on City boulevards is permitted if it follows City guidelines and does not impede traffic or pedestrians.