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Jan 06, If you have trees or shrubs growing over your sidewalk or driveway it's a good idea to prune them back leaving room for snow removal equipment, pedestrians.
Apr 02, The landowner has the sole authority to cut plants that are on, or over, their property. So hedge growth over the City sidewalk is the responsibility of the City to address.
It is nice that people often do cut back growth from the sidewalk as a courtesy, but no one should be chastising people for not maintaining another person’s property! Apr 13, Sidewalks: Limbs and vegetation must be trimmed back from the edge of and at least 8 feet above the sidewalk.
Streets: Limbs and vegetation must be trimmed back from the curb line which is the edge of the street and at least 14 feet above the street. Apr 23, Remove growth you don't want and then thin out spots on the thick outer cover. The inner limbs need air and sunlight, so cut back along the branch just above new growth or at the plant base; avoid electric trimmers for this. Trimmers just top the shrub, encouraging new growth near the cut. Cut farther back to encourage growth along the Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Prune these shrubs in late winter or early spring before growth begins. Do not prune deciduous shrubs in late summer. Pruning shrubs in August or early September may encourage a late flush of growth.
This new growth may not harden sufficiently before the arrival of cold weather and be susceptible to winter injury. Pruning VideosMissing: sidewalk.