Sidewalk Vegetation

Sidewalk Vegetation

Lend a hand in keeping State College a walkable community. Borough ordinance requires property owners to maintain a clear and open sidewalk.

How to maintain your sidewalk vegetation

Please keep all vegetation trimmed back from the edge of the sidewalk to prevent injury to persons or property.

Vegetation that needs trimmed


Trees in private property should not hang lower than 7' above a sidewalk.

Trees hanging over sidewalk


If you notice a street tree that needs to be trimmed please contact the Arborist at (814) 234-7145.


If you are unsure or have any questions, please feel free to contact a member of Public Works via email at publicworksdept@statecollegepa.us Opens a New Window.

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