About Private Property Tree Disputes

Trees are a source of common dispute among neighbors. In most cases, however, the City of Saint Paul does not have legal authority to adjudicate private property tree disputes between property owners. In many such cases, an issue may be resolved through amicable problem solving by neighbors. When this is not feasible, either party may choose to seek professional advice.

The following are resources that may provide assistance:

Last Edited: November 6, 2023