Additional Information Duties
The Shade Tree Commission of Whitemarsh Township consists of 5 members appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve overlapping 5-year terms with administrative responsibility of Chapter 55, Tree Protection Standards, of the Code of the Township of Whitemarsh. The Shade Tree Commission is established to:
Assist in the safe, orderly and efficient movement of pedestrians and vehicular traffic through public rights of way.
Ensure the selection of proper and suitable plant materials.
Regulate the planting, removal and maintenance of vegetation within the ultimate rights of way of streets and highways within the township.
Review and provide recommendations on landscaping required for subdivision and land development projects.