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50/50 Parkway Tree Program Pre-Approval Process is Underway

The City of St Charles is again offering trees for planting in the City parkways through its “50/50 Parkway Tree Planting Program.” Please contact the Public Works office to request a review of your parkway if you are interested inqualifying for this program. All requests must have an approved parkway review before a tree order will be placedPlease do not send payment at this time. Once approved, residents will receive a confirmation letter, an order formand details on how to order a 50/50 parkway tree. The deadline to order is August 16, 2019.

For your information, the available tree species and your cost for Fall 2019 are listed below:

  • Alleghany Serviceberry $150 Good under power lines
  • Hardy Rubbertree $193
  • London Planetree $210
  • Hybrid Elm $175
  • Ginkgo $240
  • Cherry Dogwood $185 Good under power lines
  • State Street Maple $200
  • Bald Cypress $190
  • Saw Tooth Oak $245 (Spring Only)
  • Red Oak $200 (Spring Only)

You may review information regarding the specific tree at the Morton Arboretum website or the St Charles Public LibraryLarger size trees are available at an additional cost of $100 per ½ inch diameter upgrade. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Office at 630.377.4405 or by email at


updated Jul 25, 2019