Murrieta has a large population of trees consisting of magnificent native and non-native species on public and private properties. The City recognizes that trees are one of its greatest natural resources. Trees are a source of shade, air conditioning, and other environmental benefits providing quality of life and economic benefits to the community, residents, and businesses.
Tree Management Program
Murrieta's tree management program is aimed at sustaining trees and requires careful planning and vigilant maintenance. Trees are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and are maintained in a systematic order throughout the city. Please note that the City does not trim or remove trees for views.
Report a Tree Maintenance Concern Form
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the oversight of the landscape in the public right-of-ways, parks, slopes, and medians. Please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 951-304-7275 to request service for a publicly maintained landscape area. To report a tree maintenance concern, please fill out the Report a Tree Maintenance Concern Form.