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Scheduled Tree Maintenance

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Scheduled Tree Maintenance Procedures

A chainsaw cutting a tree branch. 

To help avoid electric service interruptions, BPU trims trees in the public right-of-way based on a scheduled growth cycle.

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A customer feedback door hanger is left on the home by BPU’s vegetation contractors.

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Owner is responsible for trimming trees around the service line. BPU can lower the service line before you trim; just ask for our Line Drop Service at 913-573-9535.

Tree branches and leaves around a tree trunk. 

To notify you that tree trimming is planned for your neighborhood, BPU must have your correct phone number.

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Tree service companies contracted by BPU are responsible for tree debris removal once cycle maintenance trimming is complete.


For tree trimming issues/concerns, please call 913-573-9900.

BPU offers free advice on tree trimming and planting the right tree in the right spot. Just call and leave your name and phone number.

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Watch our video to learn about BPU’s scheduled tree maintenance and emergency tree trimming procedures, as well as the role you play.


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